This unit revises and expands on the research design and statistical analyses covered in the undergraduate psychology program and covers the ethics requirements for conducting and reporting research.It extends statistical analyses to more advanced statistical methods relevant to research and applied settings in Psychology, including the implications for design. It reviews the application of Analysis of Variance, and regression, then introduces advanced statistical methods, their purpose, assumptions and application. Methods covered include multiple regression, multilevel linear modelling, mediation and moderation, loglinear analysis, logistic regression, exploratory factor analysis and (a taster only) structural equation modelling (SEM). SPSS 21.0 will be the primary software package for computing statistical analyses.
|Unit name||Research Design & Ethics|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
Dr Mike Garry
|Available as student elective?||No|
|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|
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|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2020: $835.00||2020: $2,445.00||090701|
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Prior completion of a three-year APAC accredited sequence in psychology.
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
One 1-hr lecture and One 2-hr practical weekly (13 weeks)
Assignments totalling 3000 words (40%), Prac Exercises (20%), Exam 2 hours in exam period (40%)
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