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HPS907 - Advanced and Applied Research Methods

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
Unit chair:

Mark Stokes





Incompatible with: HPS707
Contact hours:

1 x 3 hour computer practical per week


This unit will focus on a variety of methodological approaches to research based upon the scientist-practitioner model of evidence-based practice. The course will provide an overview of data management, basic Structural Equation Modeling, and basic qualitative analysis. Students are expected to be familiar with univariate statistical techniques prior to commencing the course, and have some familiarity with multivariate techniques. Students will be required to screen, clean, and prepare data for analysis and to undertake preliminary univariate and multivariate screening assessment.


Assessment task 1: Examination of core units (2 hours) 50%
Assessment task 2: Test of elective units (2 hours) 50%

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