The course aims to prepare the student with enough working knowledge to use SPSS statistical software to start research analysis of their research project. The basic concepts of descriptive and inferential statistics are discussed. Topics covered include descriptive statistics, hypothesis testing, t-test, F-test, simple correlation and regression. This course also stressed on the use of Nvivo software to organize and analyze qualitative data.


  1. Pallant, J. 2013. SPSS Survival Manual: A Step By Step Guide to Data Analysis. 5th Allen & Unwin, Australia.
  2. QSR International Pty. Ltd 2011. Nvivo 9: Getting Started.
  3. Bloor, M., & Wood, F. 2006. Keywords in Qualitative Methods: A Vocabulary of Concepts. SAGE: London.
  4. Hair, J. F., Black, W. C., Babin, B. J & Anderson, R. E. 2010. Multivariate Data Analysis. 7th Pearson: New Jersey.