Module Database

Information for module PSYCGR01

This module is available for 2017/18

If you're a member of UCL you can add this module to your personalised course list

This information is for guidance only. If you are an UCL undergraduate interested in studying one of these courses, you must seek permission from both the providing department and your 'home' department. Appearance in this database is not a guarantee that a course is running in any particular academic year.

Module code:PSYCGR01 (Add to my personalised list)
Title:Generic Research Skills (Statistics)
Credit value:15
Division:Division of Psychology and Language Sciences
Module organiser (provisional):Maarten Speekenbrink
Organiser's location:Room 204c, Bedford Way
Available for students in Year(s):
Module prerequisites: 
Module outline:This course provides a thorough introduction to the General Linear Model, which incorporates analyses such as multiple regression, ANOVA, ANCOVA, repeated-measures ANOVA. We will also cover extensions to linear mixed-effects models and logistic regression. All techniques will be discussed within a general framework of building and comparing statistical models. Practical experience in applying the methods will be developed through exercises with the statistics package SPSS. 
Module aims:This module is intended to give a more advanced and flexible understanding of the statistical methods to analyse experimental data. The aim is to give students with the skills and confidence to analyse their data, even in complex and non-standard cases. 
Module objectives:Through the course, students are expected to develop the ability to: - structure and summarise quantitative data - define and test hypotheses in terms of the General Linear Model and extensions into mixed-effects models and logistic regression - use and assess the value of computer-software for statistical analysis  
Key skills provided by module:- flexible statistical thinking - using and interpreting statistical hypothesis tests - use of statistical software (SPSS) 
Module timetable: 
Module assessment:Unseen departmental test one 50.00%
Unseen departmental test two 50.00% 
Notes:This option module is available only for students from: MSc CoDeS, MSc Social Cognition, MSc Research Methods, MSc Cognitive Neuroscience, MSc Industrial/Organisational and Business Psychology and PhD students in PALS. There are 3 departmental tests (computerised exams) and only the two best marks achieved will count towards the final grade. 
Taking this module as an option?: 
Link to virtual learning environment (registered students only)
Last updated:2013-09-18 16:08:19 by ucjtsm3