A student who has taken the course should: have obtained practice in applying analytical methods for the social and the behavioural sciences be able to use statistical software packages for the analysis of statistical data be able to interpret the results of a statistical analysis be aware of limitations and possible sources of errors in the analysis have ability to both in oral and written form present results of statistical analysis
Practical application of statistical methods used within the social and the behavioural sciences Data collection and sampling methods. Inference, relationships between variables, correlation, regression analysis, models for dichotomous/polytomous dependent variables and analysis of questionnaire data are examples that are treated during the course.
Teaching is given in the form of lectures and seminars.
Examination and assignments.
week 44, 2017
Quantitative social science : an introduction