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Quantitative Methods for Social Research

Undergraduate | GRF-CCJ209 | 2024

Previously GRF-CCJ29

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18 Aug 2024
Entry requirements
Prior study needed
13 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024,
26 Aug 2024

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Quantitative Methods for Social Research

About this subject

  • After successfully completing this subject you should be able to:

    1. explain in depth basic concepts of measurement of data, sampling distributions and variability
    2. demonstrate how to operate data management and statistical software in order to manipulate data and generate statistical output
    3. select the correct descriptive and inferential analysis based on the type of data, data assumptions and the research question given
    4. interpret tables and other statistical output in the context of analysis (determining the correct next step in a procedure) and to answer the research question (being able to translate statistical material for a reader)
    5. report statistical findings appropriately.

Entry requirements

Equivalent subjects

You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • GRF-CCJ29 (Not currently available)


This is not an introductory subject, it is a second year subject. You should complete a number of other first or second year subjects. Students who have completed more than 2 OUA units (GPA 4.0+) and are planning on completing the Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice are strongly encouraged to enrol in the degree. Part of this process will involve registering your study plan with Griffith University, which will help to ensure that you are studying the required units.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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What to study next?

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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