To equip students with theoretical and practical knowledge in using and utilizing advanced statistical tools in analysing research data.
Upon completion of this subject, students should be able to:
● Explain the rationale, discuss the usage and carry out basic computational exercise for each of the statistical tools/ topics covered to analyze the data for research purposes.
● Explain the underlying assumptions and limitations in the use of each model/ tools discussed for different types of data collected.
● Adopt and use relevant statistical tools, compute and analyze the data and evaluate and synthesis the results obtained to explain the phenomenon being studied or the issue being discussed.
Information gathering, data processing, interpretation, critical analysis of data and writing skills and ability to work independently.
Combinations of online lectures, tutorials, group discussions of issues and case studies and assignments.
● Presentation – 40%
● Project Paper – 60%