TILP350 SPSS Course (2 cr)

Study level:
Basic studies
Grading scale:
Pass - fail
English, Finnish
Responsible organisation:
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Curriculum periods:
2017-2018, 2018-2019, 2019-2020



The structure of the program. Generating a data file and modifying it. Splitting a file and selcting a subset of a variable. Merging files. Statistics, tests and analysing methods used in the basic courses of statistics. Describing data using graphs and tables. Connections to other programs. The interpretation of the results is learned in the basic courses of statistics in this course more important is how to do things using SPSS.

Completion methods

Studying by yourself and test.

Assessment details

The course is passed, when all the answers in the test are correct.

Learning outcomes

To know how to use SPSS. After the course a student knows how to:

save the data as SPSS data file
describe the data and assosiation between the variables using tables, graphs and statistics which are familiar from the basic courses in statistics
use statistical tests and analysis in simple studies
transfer the tables and graphs in reports

Description of prerequisites

Basics in Statistics

Completion methods

Method 1

Select all marked parts
Parts of the completion methods
Unpublished assessment item