This online course builds on the statistical skills developed in 72160, and the broader philosophical underpinnings and evaluation of quantitative and qualitative approaches and methods in 73213. The online course equips students with advanced quantitative and qualitative analysis skills for application in psychology, which is a broad discipline, incorporating scientific and social science methodologies. This means you will be able to apply advanced statistical techniques, evaluate different types of experimental designs and their application, as well as apply interpretivist analysis to real world data.
Delivery type2019Trimester 2 2019
Allow 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course.
Cost2019NZ students $730 + $60 annual administration fee
International students $2,254 + $60 annual administration fee
Exam dates2019Trimester 2, 17 Oct 2019
Students who successfully complete this course will be able to
- Use quantitative software to apply statistical analysis to data.
- Interpret and evaluate a range of statistical test results.
- Use textual data to carry out qualitative analysis and interpretation.
- Interpret and evaluate qualitative approaches.
- Identify a range of research methods and analysis techniques to best address psychological research. problems.
- Design and critically analyse psychological research.
Your course is delivered 100% online. To complete this course you will need access to a computer or device, broadband internet and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer/device or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.
60% internally assessed
For more information and a full list of exam times see our examinations page.
How to enrol
Before enrolling in this course you need to:
- choose the qualification you will study the course under
- check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.
You can do this course as part of these qualifications:
Certificate of Proficiency
- Bachelor of Applied Science (Communication) (OP701002)
- Bachelor of Applied Science (Communication and Environment) (OP701007)
- Bachelor of Applied Science (Communication and Psychology) (OP701029)
- Bachelor of Applied Science (Environment) (OP701003)
- Bachelor of Applied Science (Psychology) (OP701026)