Statistical Analysis

Statistical Analysis

What are the course main outlines?

This certificate training online course provides an application-oriented introduction to the statistical component of SPSS Statistics. Students will review several statistical techniques and discuss situations in which they would use each technique, how to set up the analysis, as well as how to interpret the results. Students will gain an understanding of when and why to use these various techniques as well as how to apply them with confidence, interpret their output, and graphically display the results.


What you’ll need to get started?

This course is designed for MSc and PhD applicants who want to learn data analysis using SPSS Statistics.


What are main syllabuses?

  1. Introduction to SPSS: Data analysis: general aspects, workflow, critical issues; SPSS GUI: general description, windows, menus, commands; File management: SPSS native formats
  2. Input and data management: Defining variables; Labelling qualitative variables; Manual input of data; Data file import
  3. Data manipulation: Preparing data for analysis: data transformations; SPSS output management; Syntax files and scripts
  4. Descriptive and graphical data analysis: Frequencies; Descriptives; Explore; Crosstabs; Creating charts with SPSS
  5. Statistical tests + working with data files: Means; T-test; One-way ANOVA; Non parametric tests; Normality tests; Merging files; Split, filter and weight data
  6. Introduction to correlation and regression: Linear correlation and regression; Multiple linear regression; Time series
  7. Meta-analysis and systematic review papers


What are the course highlights?

  1. Supporting the students step by step
  2. Teaching and training all the skills required for working with SPSS
  3. Weekly comprehensive exams
  4. Participants will receive the certificate of course completion


How to register?

To register and receive more information please contact IAS email address: