BEV1012 - Methods and Statistics


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 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 for example t-tests, correlation analyzes and simple linear regression. Statistical analyzes will be done using statistical software packages (e.g, SPSS or Stata).

Learning outcome


  • The student has knowledge of key study designs and what characterizes them •
  • The student has knowledge of summarizing goals and graphical data •
  • The student has knowledge of basic statistical concepts, statistical analysis, and how the results of such analyzes can be interpreted •


  • The student has the ability to perform simple statistical analyzes of research data, including t-tests, correlation analyzes and simple linear regression •

General competence

  • The student has the ability to understand basic methods and simple statistical analyzes in the discipline- and research literature

Learning methods and activities

The teaching will be given as lectures/exercises and digital resources. Exchange students interested in the course must consult the Department for possible admission.

Compulsory assignments

  • 70% participation in exercises

Further on evaluation

  • The compulsory activities are approved for 4 years. With approved compulsory activities, the students resit the examination only.
  • If there is a re-sit examination, the examination form may be changed

Specific conditions

Limited admission to classes.

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 AUTUMN 2011
More on the course



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


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2022
Extraordinary deadline for course registration: 2021-12-01

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: Home exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn UTS Home exam 100/100





Room Building Number of candidates

Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD School exam 100/100 E 2022-05-31 15:00 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.

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