Subject details

 After successfully completing this subject, students will be able to:

  1. Make a clear statement of the objectives of a study
  2. Prepare data for analysis using appropriate data screening techniques
  3. Analyse the data using appropriate multivariate statistical techniques
  4. Interpret the results and write a concise, informative report.
    • Review of bivariate regression, data screening and data transformation
    • Multiple regression
    • Factor analysis
    • Other multivariate technique (MANOVA or ANCOVA or Log-linear Modelling) [MANOVA for psychology major]
  • Study resources

    • Print materials

      • Welcome letter
    • Online materials

      • Printable format materials
      • Online Assessment

Equivalent subjects

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

  • SWI-STA310

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:

SWI-STA10003-Foundations of Statistics
SWI-STA20006-Analysis of Variance and Regression

Special requirements

  • OtherDetails -

    Access to the SPSS/PASW software

This subject introduces you to a range of multivariate statistical techniques, multiple Regression, factor analysis and MANOVA, with a user friendly, non-mathematical approach. The focus is on interpretation of the statistics. 

  • Assignemts (20%)
  • Test (15%)
  • Invigilated Exam (65%)

Textbook information is pending.