If you need a boost in confidence before starting your first research methods subject this is the course for you.

You will cover areas including order of operations, signed numbers, algebra, graphing techniques, descriptive statistics and normal distribution.

Introductory Statistics for the Social Sciences will require around 14 hours of self-paced, online learning with support and feedback from your subject coordinator as you build your skills and confidence in statistics.

Please note that there is a new Study Link subject that covers basic numeracy skills – ‘Basic Mathematics Skills’ (SSS027)

Subject availability
Session CRN Subject code Subject name Mode Campus/Location Term begins Application closing date Term ends
201815 293 SSS013 Int Stats for the S/Sciences Online Orange 30/10/2017 26/01/2018 27/04/2018
201845 199 SSS013 Int Stats for the S/Sciences Online Orange 12/02/2018 1/06/2018 10/08/2018
201875 284 SSS013 Int Stats for the S/Sciences Online Orange 18/06/2018 14/09/2018 14/12/2018

Please note: You can start any time to suit you between Term start date and the close of applications.

Study material: 14 hrs

Subject Coordinator: Dr Matt Ncube

Dr Matt Ncube

This subject will be useful if you're studying:

  • Humanities, Social Work and Human Services
  • Information and Library Studies
  • Teaching and Education