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SCY2815

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 0 (NATIONAL PRIORITY), 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedGippsland First semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Singapore First semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)Pam Reynolds

Synopsis

An accessible introduction to reading, understanding and presenting social data, typically in numerical form, using a computer package to analyse collected data.

Objectives

On the successful completion of this unit students should:

  1. Have acquired an understanding of variable measurement.
  2. Be able to demonstrate a comprehension of statistical summaries.
  3. Have mastered the concepts underlying bivariate inferential techniques.
  4. Be able to show some ability in creating meaningful data summaries of report quality.
  5. Have attained the ability to use a computer package for statistical analysis.

Assessment

Written work: 70% (equivalent 3000 words)
Exam: 30% (equivalent 1500 words)

Chief examiner(s)

Glenn Doolan

Contact hours

3 hours (1 x 2 hour seminar and 1 x 1 hour supervised lab) per week

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Sociology

Prerequisites

24 points at level 1

Prohibitions

GSC1601