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Module

NES8006 : Data preparation, analysis, interpretation and presentation for MSc

  • Offered for Year: 2020/21
  • Module Leader(s): Mrs Helen Adamson
  • Lecturer: Professor Mark Reed
  • Owning School: Natural and Environmental Sciences
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semesters
Semester 1 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 5.0

Aims

To be equipped to analyse data for qualitative or quantitative research projects.

Outline Of Syllabus

Will focus on preparing data for analysis, understanding which test to do, how to do it in RCommander and how to present results for the dissertation
• Qualitative data: research design and evaluative criteria; research methods;
Quantitative data: Correlation and regression; parametric and non-parametric comparison of means; multivariate techniques using R Commander and Vegan within RStudio.

Teaching Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Assessment Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

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Timetable