15 Credits AUTUMN


Pre-requisites: Exposure to basic descriptive statistics and basic inferential statistical tests up to the level of t-tests, oneway ANOVA and chi-square tests


Aims/Description: This module covers the intermediate level statistical techniques needed in psychology. Lectures will be used to teach the rationale behind hypothesis testing and describe the principles behind techniques such as linear regression, including testing for mediation and moderation, reliability analysis and factor analysis. Students will also attend practical classes in order to apply and develop their knowledge with respect to selecting the appropriate analytic technique, interpreting output, and applying critical thinking to the results.

Restrictions on availability: Version 1:Restricted to students on the MSc Psychological Research Methods and MSc Psychological Research Methods with Advanced Statistics only, except by prior agreement with the module organiser in advance of the first lecture.Version 2:Restricted...

Staff Contact: STRIDE CHRISTOPHER B
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Independent Study,
Assessment: Course work

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