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Unit of Study STAT2002 - Quantitative Methods in Psychology (2025)

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      Students should have basic mathematical skills equivalent to Year 10 Maths. Students should have basic computer literacy and familiarity with a spreadsheet program, such as Excel.

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

calculate basic descriptive statistics on a variety of real-world data sets

interpret measures of association between continuous variables common to psychological investigation

select and perform appropriate hypothesis tests for simple experimental designs

interpret and communicate the results of analyses using appropriate conventions in psychology

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