Course Details and Schedule

This course introduces the SPSS command language, also called syntax. It includes an overview of the basic command structure, practice with some of the most commonly used forms of syntax and an outline of some strategies and resources for independently learning further syntax after the course.

See below for course schedule

Key topics
  • The advantages of using syntax
  • Basic principles of documenting syntax
  • Basic command structures
  • Common commands
Course information
Intended audience Students and academic staff of the University who already uses SPSS to conduct statistical analyses.
Prior knowledge Participants need to have a knowledge of basic statistics and be comfortable using SPSS through its graphical user interface.
Resources A course book must be purchased when you attend the course (included in the Cost below)
Software SPSS 20
Format Presentation with practical exercises
Further information The software licence for SPSS that is used on this course is such that it is open only to students and academic staff. SPSS under the Eduserv license for MUST NOT be used by administrative staff for administration or operations.
Taught using:
Windows 7

Course provider: IT Learning Programme


Frequency: Every term subject to teacher availability. Express an interest in future dates for this course.