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SOS8003 - Applied Social Statistics

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Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment
Grade: Passed/Failed

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Assignment 100/100

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. Emphasis is placed on methods to test whether the model assumptions are credible.

Learning outcome

Knowledge – the student shall:
- be able to read academic literature in the social sciences where regression models are used and 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.

Form om assessment: Assignment/Paper

Required previous knowledge

15 credits quantitative research methods in the social sciences

Course materials

To be decided at the start of the course

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
SOS3003 10.0 01.09.2010
SOS3005 7.5 01.09.2011
IDR3024 10.0 01.09.2011
SOS3010 7.5 01.09.2011
SVSOS316 10.0 01.09.2011
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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  10.0 SP
Study level: Doctoral degree level

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

No.of lecture hours: 4
Lab hours: 2

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

Phone:

Examination

Examination arrangement: Assignment

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Assignment 100/100
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Assignment 100/100
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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