PSYC202 Research Methods and StatisticsUpdated: 13 March 2019
Intensive schools are for students enrolled in Online Mode only, unless specified in the notes.
|Supervised Exam||There is a supervised exam at the end of the teaching period in which you are enrolled. The exam will either be paper-based and offered at an established exam venue or online with supervision via webcam and screen sharing technology. Coordinated by UNE Exams Unit.|
|Pre-requisites||18cp or candidature in a postgraduate award or candidature in BAudiometry or BPsycSc (Graduate entry pathway) or GradDipPsych|
It is recommended, but not a requirement, that students who do not have a background in psychology complete PSYC101 before enrolling in PSYC202. PSYC202 is a 200-level unit that focuses on research methods, data analysis and SPSS, not the fundamentals of psychology.
This unit introduces methods of research in the behavioural sciences. Topics covered will include measurement and operationalisation of constructs, the data collection process, and the design of simple studies. Statistics instruction includes descriptive measures, correlation and regression, the comparison of two or more groups in one-way and factorial designs, the logic of statistical inference, and the use of a statistical package (SPSS).
Where calculators are permitted in examinations, it must be selected from an approved list, which can be accessed from the Further Information link below.
|Materials||Textbook information will be displayed approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the teaching period. Please note that textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.|
|Disclaimer||Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.|
Assessment information will be published prior to commencement of the teaching period.
|Learning Outcomes (LO)||
Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to: