Psychometrics and Psychological Testing

The course is designed for students to acquire important scientific knowledge and practical professional skills in the areas of psychometrics and psychological testing. Topics covered include paradigms in psychological testing and research, conceptual bases of test construction, principles of reliability, validation strategies, factor analyses, and test fairness analyses.

Modular Credits: 5
Workload: 0-3-0-3-6.5
Pre-requisite(s): Completed 80 MCs of which student must have passed PL1101E, PL2131 and PL2132, and 4 out of the 5 core modules (PL3232 ‐ PL3236), with a minimum CAP of 3.5 or be on the Honours track.
Preclusion(s): PL5223
Cross-listing(s): Nil
Workload Components: A-B-C-D-E
A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial/seminar hours per week
C: no. of lab hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc. per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week