BEV1012 - Methods and Statistics


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 3 hours E

Course content

The course provides basic knowledge to research methodology and analysis of quantitative data in the field of movement science.

The course deals with central study designs and basic statistical concepts and analyzes. Through lectures and exercises, students will acquire knowledge of basic statistical analyzes and how they are performed. This includes t-tests and their non-parametric alternative, kji-square tests, correlation analyzes and simple linear regression. Statistical analyzes will be done using the SPSS software.

Learning outcome

The student
• Has knowledge of key study designs and what characterizes them
• Has knowledge of summarizing goals and graphical data
• Has knowledge of basic statistical concepts, statistical analysis, and how the results of such analyzes can be interpreted
• has the ability to perform simple statistical analyzes of research data in SPSS, including t-tests, correlation analyzes and simple linear regression
• Has the ability to understand basic methods and simple statistical analyzes in the discipline- and research literature

Learning methods and activities

Up to 48 hours of lectures/exercises. Exchange students interested in the course must consult the Department for possible admission.

Compulsory assignments

  • 70% participation in exercises

Further on evaluation

* If there is a re-sit examination, the examination form may be changed

Specific conditions

Limited admission to classes.

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Human Movement Science (BBEV)
Social Science and Sport Sciences (BSAMIDR)

Required previous knowledge

The course is reserved for students admitted to the bachelor's programme in Human Movement Science and bachelor's programme in Social Sciences and Sports Sciences.

Course materials

Information will be given at the beginning of the semester.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
BEV1003 7.5 01.09.2011
More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021
Extraordinary deadline for course registration: 2020-12-01

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Health Science
  • Sport Science
  • Human Movement Science
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Neuromedicine and Movement Science



Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn UTS Written examination 100/100 E INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Written examination 100/100 E INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

For more information regarding registration for examination and examination procedures, see "Innsida - Exams"

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