11. QUANTITATIVE METHODS (non-neuroscience course)

This crash course in statistical testing consists of 6 lectures, 6 practicals + assignment, and an exam.
During the practicals, you will encounter many of the tests and principles discussed in the lectures and learn how to use SPSS. To pass this course (i.e., receive the credits) you need to hand in all assignments and pass the final exam.


  1. Acquire basic knowledge of statistical theory and testing
  2. Choose appropriate statistical tests given hypotheses and data
  3. Interpreting statistical output / results


Desired background level of participants

Difference between PhD- and master-course
Not applicable

Duration of the course / ECTS
100 hrs / 3,6 ECTS. (P.S. This course counts in the category “extra courses.”)

Maximum number of participants

Dr. S. van der Sluis, Dr. S. Stringer and Dr. J.E. Savage

Year / dates next course
September/October 2019

Registration through
Els Borghols (els.borghols@vu.nl)