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APC: Applied Statistics - self study



Students of Media and Communcation Science are able to

  • understand the theoretical basis of research statistics.
  • present, analyze and correctly interpret quantitative data.
  • critically discuss research findings.

Learning Content

The students will study basics of descriptive and inferential statistics by means of the reader provided and answer a question catalogue on statistics and data analysis.

Prescribed Reading

Reader on research statistics. Will be provided in class.

Previous Knowledge

  • Basics in mathematics
  • Previous knowledge in communication or economical sciences, research methods and statistical data analysis
  • Course also available for ERASMUS students in the field of communication or economical sciences


Regular attendance to the 3 appointments, submission of exercise (10 % of grade).

Students answer a question catalogue on statistics and data analysis (90 % of grade).