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SOS3003 - Applied Social Statistics

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Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment/Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Home exam 1/2 6 hours
Assignment 1/2
School exam 1/2 6 hours KALKULATOR

Course content

This course covers applied statistical data analysis with continuous and categorical variables. The emphasis will be on regular OLS analysis and how this can be used to examine various relationships between dependent variables (Y) and a set of continuous explanatory variables (X). The students are also introduced to logit regression and other techniques applied when Y is a categorical variable.

Learning outcome

Knowledge - the student shall:

* be able to read academic literature in the social sciences where regression models are used with critical insights in the context of modeling assumptions and analysis results.

Skills - the student shall demonstrate the ability to:

* carry out analyses with the help of the analytical models in which they received instruction.

Learning methods and activities

Teaching methods and activities: Lectures/seminars/assignments equivalent to 6 hours pr week.

Further on evaluation

Forms of assessment: A 6 hour written exam and the term paper. Each part counts half of the grade. All parts of the evaluation must be retaken when the exam is repeated.

Required previous knowledge

SOS1002 or the equivalent. The requirement must be fulfilled to be admitted to the course.

Course materials

To be decided at the start of the course.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
SVSOS316 15.0
IDR3024 15.0 AUTUMN 2007
SOS3010 7.5 AUTUMN 2008
SOS3005 7.5 AUTUMN 2010
SOS8003 10.0 AUTUMN 2010
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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Second degree level

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2022

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Social Sciences
  • Sociology
  • Political Science
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Sociology and Political Science

Examination

Examination arrangement: Assignment/Written examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Assignment 1/2

Release
2021-11-29

Submission
2021-12-13


09:00


15:00

INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Autumn ORD Home exam (1) 1/2

Release
2021-12-20

Submission
2021-12-20


09:00


15:00

INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Assignment 1/2 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD School exam 1/2 KALKULATOR 2022-06-09 09:00 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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