15 Credits AUTUMN



Aims/Description: This module provides an introduction to analysing data using statistical methods, e.g., descriptive, bivariate and multivariate analyses. It will demonstrate different ways of analysing data, presenting the results of analyses (for example, graphically and using tables and text) and interpreting their meaning. Students undertaking the module will gain practical experience in using SPSS. By the end of the module students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the concepts and theories of statistical data analysis, describe and use a variety of statistical methods, present the outputs of data analysis in an appropriate way and be able to use statistical software. The module will involve lectures, practical classes and student-led seminars which, together with self-directed learning, will cover the conceptual, theoretical and practical aspects of data analysis.

Staff Contact: Dr Laura Sbaffi
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Problem solving, Laboratory work, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

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