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ME5513: FUNDAMENTALS OF DATA MANAGEMENT AND ANALYSIS (2021-2022)

Last modified: 16 Aug 2021 13:48


Course Overview

This course will give students and understanding of the principles of qualitative and quantitative research analysis, and develop skills for qualitative and quantitative data management, analysis and interpretation.

 

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Lorraine Hawick
  • Dr Kathrine Smith

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Postgraduate Programme

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course will give students and understanding of the principles of qualitative and quantitative research analysis, and develop skills for qualitative and quantitative data management, analysis and interpretation.


In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Report: Individual

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 70
Assessment Weeks 38 Feedback Weeks 41

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Summative report - Critical appraisal of data analysis methods

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ConceptualUnderstandUnderstand the principles of qualitative and quantitative research analysis
ProceduralAnalyseDevelop skills for qualitative and quantitative data management, analysis and interpretation

Poster Presentation

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 30
Assessment Weeks 32 Feedback Weeks 35

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Poster presentation to discuss a method of data analysis.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ConceptualUnderstandUnderstand the principles of qualitative and quantitative research analysis
ProceduralAnalyseDevelop skills for qualitative and quantitative data management, analysis and interpretation

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Oral Presentation: Individual

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Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ProceduralAnalyseDevelop skills for qualitative and quantitative data management, analysis and interpretation
ConceptualUnderstandUnderstand the principles of qualitative and quantitative research analysis

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