School Of Social Sciences And Psychology

Empirical Research Methods SeminarWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 100487.5

Discipline: PSYCHOLOGY

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 4

Credit Points: 20

Assumed Knowledge
This unit is taught on the assumption that all students have a statistical competence to the level of between-units multi-way analysis of variance, bivariate regression analysis, and basic non-parametric procedures (including correlational procedures). This includes demonstrated computational ability using the statistical package SPSS.

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 1502 Post Graduate Diploma of Psychology or 1500 Bachelor of Psychology Specialist Study. Bacheolr of Psychology students must have completed 240 credit points including completion of a three-year APS accredited sequence in psychology.

About this Unit
In 2016 this unit replaced by 100983 - Research Methods Seminar. This unit exposes students to advanced psychological research methods and statistical analyses. This will provide a strong basis for postgraduate studies and further strengthen applied research skills. The unit will begin with an introduction to the topic before progressing to the major qualitative methods. The first half year will focus on a review of basic quantitative and qualitative methods. The second half year will focus on quantitative methods and aims to extend and challenge some of the common statistical methods taught in earlier units.

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