Advanced Data Analysis

This doctorate course deals with the analysis of quantitative data facilitated by statistical software.  It involves descriptive and inferential analysis of data (univariate, bivariate and multivariate) using spreadsheet application (e.g. MSExcel, OpenCalc), software for statistical analysis (e.g. SAS, SPSS, Open source PSPP) and modeling (SEM). Computer data analysis  tasks to be undertaken include designing of coding schemes, data encoding, data sanitation and management, descriptive analysis, statistical inference, diagnostic, data transformation and interpretation of output.