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PY4113 - Design and Analysis for Research

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

This subject is concerned with advanced methods of data analysis and predictive modelling. The emphasis will be upon refining the design of investigations so as to best leverage data analysis to answer the research question.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrated knowledge of advanced techniques in predictive and explanatory model building;
  • demonstrated ability to use appropriate software to conduct advanced data analysis;
  • demonstrated ability to appropriately critique research design.
Prerequisites: Must complete 72 credit points of level 1, 2, and 3 subjects from an undergraduate Psychology course, and be accepted into the 4th year psychology stream before enrolling in any level 4 PY subjects.

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coord/Lect: Dr Anne Swinbourne, Dr Craig Thorley.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 104 hours - Self directed study and assessment preparation
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (20%); assignments (30%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coord/Lect: Dr Anne Swinbourne, Dr Craig Thorley.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 104 hours - Self directed study and assessment preparation
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (20%); assignments (30%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
Census Date 11-Apr-2019
Coordinator: Dr Anne Swinbourne, Dr Craig Thorley
Lecturers: Dr Anne Swinbourne, Dr Patrick Lin.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 104 hours - Self directed study and assessment preparation
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (20%); assignments (30%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 08-Aug-2019
Coord/Lect: Dr Anne Swinbourne, Dr Craig Thorley.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 104 hours - Self directed study and assessment preparation
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (20%); assignments (30%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
Census Date 05-Dec-2019
Coord/Lect: Dr Anne Swinbourne, Dr Craig Thorley.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 104 hours - Self directed study and assessment preparation
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (20%); assignments (30%).

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