- Level of measurement
- Displaying and summarising categorical and metric data
- Describing the relationship between variables
- Correlation and causation
- Normal Distribution
- Sampling Distributions
- Confidence Intervals
- Hypothesis testing
- Statistical Inference for the mean
- t-tests for one sample, paired and independent data
- The chi-square test of independence
- Choosing the correct statistical test
- Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
- Online Quizzes/Tests
- Online assignment submission
- Web links
- Welcome letter
- Printable format materials
You cannot enrol in this unit if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
Some knowledge of basic statistics is assumed.
- OtherDetails -
- Additional materials
- Other special requirement — You will require access to a recent version of SPSS - at least the SPSS Grad Pak.
This subject develops students’ understanding of a range of statistical methods along with their assumptions and limitations of their application. It enables students to develop the capacity to carry out independent statistical analysis of data using a standard statistical software package and also aims to develop students’ abilities in effectively communicating the outcomes of statistical investigations. In addition, it will provide a foundation and motivation for exposure to statistical ideas subsequent to the Graduate Certificate (GC) degree.
Please note: assessment values are indicative only, details will be advised at the start of the subject.
- Assignment 1 - Invigilated Exam (50%)
- Assignment 2 - Quizzes — Online (10%)
- Assignment 3 - Assignments — 2 (40%)
Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject