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PSYPRO4317 - Statistics and Quantitative Research Methodology

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Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Approved report
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Approved report 100/100 A

Course content

The course builds on the basic understanding of quantitative research. This course runs through thoroughly the most used and some advanced statistical methods in psychology using SPSS software. The statistical methods reviewed include mainly ANOVA (different varieties), multiple regression, and exploratory factor analysis. In the review of these methods the emphasis is on what criteria you need to select the appropriate statistical tests, analysis of assumptions and especially interpretations of the results of these tests.

Learning outcome

Knowledge:

  • The student has broad and conceptual understanding of the most common statistical tests in psychology.

Skills:

  • The student can enter data into SPSS and analyze and interpret the data independently
  • The student can present results in a report.

General competence:

  • The student has developed a critical perspective to consider the possible advantages and disadvantages of the use of different statistical tests and quantitative methods in general.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and exercises.

Compulsory assignments

  • Written assignment.

Further on evaluation

Previously approved mandatory assignments are approved for repeat of exam.

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Clinical Psychology Programme (CPSYR)
Clinical Psychology Programme, 6 years (CPSY6)

Required previous knowledge

PSYPRO4111 or the equivalent.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
PSYPRO4012 7.5 AUTUMN 2011
PSY2000 7.5 AUTUMN 2011
PSY2002 7.5 AUTUMN 2011
PSY2017 7.5 AUTUMN 2011
SOS1002 7.5 AUTUMN 2017
PSYK4317 7.5 AUTUMN 2021
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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2021

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Psychology
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Psychology

Examination

Examination arrangement: Approved report

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Approved report 100/100 A

Release
2021-11-26

Submission
2021-12-09


14:00


14:00

INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Approved report 100/100 A

Release
2022-05-12

Submission
2022-05-25


14:00


14:00

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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