GSE Psychometric Laboratory

Who should apply


I was particularly impressed with the assignments. They structured the learning very well and forced you to engage with all the difficult issues. I would be very interested in participating in the advanced course

The unit is suitable for people from many social research backgrounds.

However, four groups in particular have been seen to gain most benefit from enrolment.

  • Professionals in assessment and measurement of performance and attitude who know traditional test theory and are interested in learning the principles of modern test theory and Rasch measurement.
  • People in education, psychology, health care and health sciences who are concerned with outcome measurement.
  • People familiar with Rasch measurement and modern test theory (item response theory) who want to consolidate their understanding of first principles.
  • Students enrolled in higher degree studies and who require knowledge and evidence of studying educational and psychological measurement, espcially an introduction to traditional and modern test theory.