SS5425 - Quantitative Research Methods

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Applied Social Sciences
Credit Units
Course Duration
One semester
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2015/16

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

The principal focus of the course is on the logic and principles of applying quantitative approach in social research. The topics will include research strategies and designs, measurement, questionnaire development, sampling, survey implementation, data processing, statistical reasoning in data analysis, and quantitative interpretation. In order to have a hands-on analysis of quantitative data, demonstration analyses and lab exercises will be done with data sets from selected studies using SPSS for Windows.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Survey Research Proposal: 50%
Exercises: 20%
In-class Quiz: 30%
Detailed Course Information


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