Statistics and Data Analysis 1
Gold Coast, Australia
Area of Study
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4.5 - 6
Hours & Credits
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.Learning Objectives1. 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.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.