Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2014:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours per semester |
Total Time Commitment:
Estimated total time commitment 120 hours per semester.
There are no pre-requisites for this subject.
There are no co-requisites for this subject.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| |
An accredited psychology major sequence.
|Non Allowed Subjects:|| |
There are no non-allowed subjects.
|Core Participation Requirements:|| |
To have completed psychology undergraduate sequence.
CoordinatorDr Daniel Little
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
12th floor Redmond Barry Building (Building 115 Map)
Telephone: + 61 3 8344 6377
This subject is designed to introduce student to the development and testing of models for psychological data. Quantitative data is a feature of all areas of psychology. Such data can only be interpreted by use of an appropriate model. Modelling in psychology has two main aims. The first is to find a quantitative description that accurately captures and expresses the underlying regularities of the data. The second is to test competing hypotheses about the psychological processes that generated the data. The methods of psychological modelling will be introduced and illustrated in selected areas of psychology.
This subject aims to
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
A reading pack and lecture notes will be provided.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
This subject aims to:
Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology |
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