Subject code: NS5353:03
This subject provides students with a comprehensive introduction to the principles and concepts of quantitative research methods. It focuses in detail on some common quantitative approaches and techniques, including survey and questionnaire design, introduction to statistical software SPSS, basics of parametric and non-parametric data analysis and hypothesis testing, and presenting outcomes from statistical analysis of research data.
Upon successful completion of this subject, you will be able to:
- Summarise findings of quantitative data analysis to generate original knowledge
- Synthesise and analyse primary data collected from quantitative research
- Identify a broad range of quantitative methods applicable to health research
- Devise research questions and explain methods suitable for the conduct of quantitative research
This subject forms part of the Advanced Practice, Leadership and Management, and Nurse Education majors in the online Master of Nursing.
Please note, course structure and content are subject to change. For information on all course subjects download the course guide.