|07240144||Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences|
|Minimum duration of study: 1 year||Total credits: 130|
|Mrs C Smit|
With reference to General Regulation G.6, a student who has already completed a bachelor of honours degree at this or another university, may, with the permission of the Dean, register for another degree, subject to the regulations applicable to the field of study in question and to any other stipulations the Dean may prescribe on the condition that there shall be no overlap in the course content of the first degree and the second degree. Such a concession may be withdrawn by the Dean/Deans if the student does not perform satisfactorily.
In calculating marks, General Regulation G12.2 applies.
Subject to the provisions of General Regulation G.26, a head of a department determines, in consultation with the Dean
NB: Full details are published in each department's postgraduate information brochure, which is available from the head of department concerned. The minimum pass mark for a research report is 50%. The provisions regarding pass requirements for dissertations contained in General Regulation G.12.2 apply mutatis mutandis to research reports.
Subject to the provisions of General Regulation G.184.108.40.206, the subminimum required in subdivisions of modules is published in the study guides, which is available from the head of department concerned.
Minimum credits: 130
After studying this module, students should be able to recall, understand, evaluate, analyse, synthesise and apply in practice the contents that form part of the following general themes:
After studying this module, students should be able to recall, understand, evaluate, analyse, synthesise and apply in practice the following general themes:
The module covers quantitative data analysis and the basic principles of qualitative inquiry with interviews and thematic analysis. For quantitative data analysis, students learn how to select appropriate descriptive and inferential statistics, conduct the analysis using SPSS interpret results in terms of statistical and practical significance. Introductory scale development statistics, including Cronbach’s alpha, Exploratory Factor Analysis and Confirmatory Factor Analysis are also reviewed. For qualitative inquiry, students reflect on their own interview practice to develop their interviewing skills. They complete a small qualitative research project and report their findings in an infographic. Emphasis is in this part of the module falls on trustworthiness issues, while ethics, sampling and data collection with interviews are also covered in detail. The module as a whole is based on the principles of research in practice, and all components are executed practically.
• An internship programme (200 hours) for Psychometrists accredited with the Professional Board for Psychology;
• Ethical and legal aspects regarding psychological measurement;
• Theory and application of psychological tests;
• Introduction to tests commonly used in industry and
• Psychometric report writing.
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