Academic year(s): 2017-2018
SCOTCAT credits : 15
ECTS credits : 7
Level : SCQF Level 11
Planned timetable: 1.00 - 5.00 pm Mon
This module provides a user-friendly introduction to the fundamental concepts of quantitative analysis. It will cover underlying principles, terminology, research design, sampling strategies, uncertainty and missing data, computerised data management and univariate and multivariate approaches to data analysis. The assessment will be in the form of practical tasks completed in class and/or independently.
Weekly contact: 3-hour combined lecture and practical session.
Scheduled learning hours: 20
Guided independent study hours: 130
As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%
Re-assessment: 2-hour Written Class Test = 100%
Module coordinator: Dr M G Kesby
Module teaching staff: Dr J Ales