This is a core intermediate level unit in the Psychology major
This unit introduces students to experimental design, methodology, and data analysis in psychological research. Lectures will present students with a systematic overview of major principles and issues of the scientific method, research design and methodology and hypothesis testing to facilitate planning of independent research and to develop critical evaluation of published research and the validity of research findings. Descriptive and inferential statistics including Chi-square, correlation and regression, t-test and ANOVA will be covered in detail.
The practical component of the unit covers the fundamental principles, application, interpretation and presentation of descriptive and inferential statistics in psychology. Students will use PC-based statistical software packages including SPSS 21.0 and Microsoft Excel.
|Unit name||Research Methods 2|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
Dr Michael Garry
Emily Lowe (Semester 2)
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2018: $805.00||2018: $2,284.00||090701|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
- PREREQ - (KHA111 and KHA112) or (KHA101 andKHA102) For students in M3H, KHA112 or KHA102 is only required.
- MEXCL - KHA200, KHA250, KHA220, KHA230
On-campus: One 2-hr lecture and one 2-hr lab class weekly (13 wks)Off-campus: 13 weekly online modules
Practical class exercises (5 x 4%), mid-semester test (30%), 2-hr final exam (50%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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