Psychologists use statistics to quantify the phenomena they study and to assess the significance of results obtained in research. This subject introduces students to the statistics used by psychologists and other social scientists as an essential basis to understanding and predicting human behaviour. An introduction to the Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) is given.
|Faculty||Faculty of Society & Design|
|Study abroad||Available to Study Abroad students|
1. Understand, apply and evaluate basic research methods in psychology, including research design, data analysis and interpretation, and the appropriate use of technologies;
2. Apply knowledge of the scientific method in thinking about problems related to behaviour and mental processes;
3. Use information in an ethical manner;
4. Write a standard research report using APA structure and formatting conventions;
5. Demonstrate a capacity for independent learning.
No prior knowledge required.