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Quantitative Methods - LAN00033M

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  • Department: Language and Linguistic Science
  • Module co-ordinator: Dr. Marton Soskuthy
  • Credit value: 10 credits
  • Credit level: M
  • Academic year of delivery: 2017-18

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching cycle
A Autumn Term 2017-18

Module aims

This module aims to give you a firm grounding in the theory and practice of quantitative data analysis, which you will be able to use in your own research.

Module learning outcomes

You will learn about a wide range of statistical techniques, which are essential for doing data-driven research and critically evaluating arguments based on quantitative data. You will also receive practice in applying these techniques to actual data using statistical software.

Assessment

Task Length % of module mark
University - closed examination
Quantitative Methods
2 hours 100

Special assessment rules

None

Reassessment

Task Length % of module mark
University - closed examination
Quantitative Methods
2 hours 100

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Indicative reading

  • Langdridge, D. (2004). Research methods and data analysis in Psychology. Harlow, England: Pearson Education Limited.
  • Baayen, R. H. (2006). Analyzing linguistic data: A practical introduction to statistics using R. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press

The text will be supplemented by relevant reading which will be made available to students



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