Course level

Undergraduate

Faculty

Humanities and Social Sciences

School

Social Science School

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Class contact

2 Lecture hours, 2 Practical or Laboratory hours

Incompatible

SO320 or SOCY3019, SO323 or 423 or SOCY7039

Prerequisite

SOCY2339

Assessment methods

Computer assignments and research report

Course coordinator

Dr Yangtao Huang

Current course offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2019 St Lucia Internal Profile unavailable

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Course description

Skills in quantitative data analysis are highly sought after by employers and are widely used by researchers in academia, government agencies, private companies and community organizations. This course teaches some of the most important quantitative data analysis techniques to equip students to undertake their own research and to assess the research of others. The course is ideal for those who are planning to undertake a quantitative honours thesis or work in an area that requires evaluating or undertaking quantitative research. Topics covered include revision of descriptive and inferential statistics; bivariate linear regression; multiple linear regression; scaling and index construction, logistic regression; use of Stata statistical software for data analysis.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2018 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2017 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2016 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2015 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2014 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2013 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2012 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2011 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2010 St Lucia Internal Course Profile