This subject covers complex research designs used in psychological research, as well as the statistical techniques that deal with them. Advanced univariate and multivariate techniques such as Factorial Analysis of Variance, MANOVA, ANCOVA, multiple regression, factor analysis and reliability of scales are investigated. Students learn how to use the SPSS statistical program to apply these techniques to analysing data for research. They apply their learning in evaluating published research in terms of results and methodology. Emphasis is also placed on students undertaking key steps in producing a research report in an area of psychological investigation. Students will apply their learning in further study and professional practice.
School of Psychology
PSY201 and ( PSY202 or PSY203 or PSY204 or PSY208 )
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