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AIX708 - Quantitative Research

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Offering information:

Trimester 2: Cloud (online) not offered 2015, reoffered 2016.

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:A Singleton




Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.

A weekend workshop will be held in each trimester for students who wish to attend.


This unit takes a practical approach to assessing, designing and carrying out quantitative research. The purpose and rationale for undertaking survey research will be considered, and participants will develop practical skills in devising and applying critical stages within a survey research design and the use of quantitative databases. Topics covered include survey design, statistical analysis, sampling techniques and strategies, measuring social variables, administration of questionnaires and response rates. The uses and limitations of each technique will be explored.


Survey Research Task, 2500 words, 50%

Database Manipulation and Report, 2500 words, 50%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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