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HL40482: Advanced quantitative and qualitative data analyses

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2018/9
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: Department for Health
Further information on credits Credits: 6      [equivalent to 12 CATS credits]
Further information on notional study hours Notional Study Hours: 120
Further information on unit levels Level: Masters UG & PG (FHEQ level 7)
Further information on teaching periods Period:
Semester 2
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: CW 100%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Coursework (CW 75% - Qualifying Mark: 1)
  • Presentation (CW 25% - Qualifying Mark: 1)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment:
Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites: Before taking this module you must take HL10036 AND take HL20045
Further information on descriptions Description: Aims:
To develop students' ability to analyse and interpret quantitative and qualitative data, gain the confidence and competence to conduct relevant analyses for individual projects.

Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
* Understand how to manage and clean raw data.
* Conduct a range of univariate and multivariate statistical analyses using SPSS and AMOS.
* Conduct qualitative data analysis using the main features of NVivo, including creating a project, creating and importing sources, coding data and performing basic queries.
* Use statistical analyses to draw valid and reliable conclusions regarding research questions.

* To learn independently (T/F)
* To critically evaluate, assess, and present research and evidence (T/F)
* To utilise problem solving skills (T/F/A)
Professional / Practical
* Advanced use of information technology and computing technology (e.g. SPSS, NVivo) (T/F/A)
* Independent working skills (T/F/A)
* Advanced numeracy skills (T/F/A)
* Advanced qualitative and mixed-methods research skills (T/F/A)

Cleaning up the data; correlation and regression; mediation and moderation; statistical modelling; qualitative methods and analysis; mixed methods.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

HL40482 is Optional (DEU) on the following programmes:

Department for Health
  • UHHL-AFM18 : MSci(Hons) Health and Exercise Science (Year 3)
  • UHHL-AFM01 : MSci(Hons) Sport and Exercise Science (Year 3)
  • UHHL-ACM01 : MSci(Hons) Sport and Exercise Science with Combined Professional Placement and Study Abroad (Year 4)
  • UHHL-AAM01 : MSci(Hons) Sport and Exercise Science with Study year abroad (Year 4)
  • UHHL-AKM01 : MSci(Hons) Sport and Exercise Science with Professional Placement (Year 4)