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Area/Catalogue
BEHL 3034

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Study Method
100% online

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Course ID
170225

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Unit Value
4.5

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UniSA Online Elective Course
Yes

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Duration
10 weeks

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Availability/Timetable(s)

Study Period 6

Course aim

Students will attain advanced skills in the design, conduct, analysis and reporting of psychological research.

Course content

Students will develop an advanced understanding of research design and evaluation (including questionnaire design, survey technique and sampling procedures), advanced skills in the selection, SPSS calculation and reporting of appropriate statistical tests (including multivariate data screening, advanced parametric inferential statistical tests, reliability, power and effect size) and the ethics of research (including issues related to culture and dependent populations). Students will apply this knowledge in the preparation of an APA style research report.

Textbooks

Andy Field 2017, Discovering Statistics using IBM SPSS, 5th, SAGE

Prerequisites

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
BEHL 2018 UO Cognitive Psychology
BEHL 2019 UO Introductory Research Methods

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching Method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Online 10 weeks x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Report 2250 words 50% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 3 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 4Y)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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