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PSYC8000 Thesis Research

Course Description

4 units

This course helps students to understand the concepts and methods of data analysis in social research. In particular, we will learn how to apply appropriate statistical methods in various research scenarios and how to interpret the results. The usage of statistical packages such as SPSS will be covered. Even though mathematical proofs and statistical derivations will be reduced to a minimum, having the knowledge of basic mathematics and matrix manipulations will be helpful.

Prerequisites for Postgraduate Diploma of Psychology's student : PSY1010, 1020, 2050; and permission of course teacher.