Professional course

Structural Equation Modelling

About this course

Course code:
Professional/Short Course
Engineering Design and Mathematics
One day session
Through both taught and practical session
Programme leader:
Dr Andrew Smith

Page last updated 26 September 2019


We offer one-day short courses covering different aspects of applied statistics. Courses are non-credit bearing and are designed for quick learning of the material covered.

Any course materials, including pre-reading, refreshments and lunch are included in the fee.

Entry requirements

The course requires you to have some working knowledge of regression techniques and factor analysis to get the most out of the day.

Overseas students need to have, in advance of application, either a valid student visa or evidence of residency status in the UK.



The course starts with an overview of what Structural Equation Modelling (SEM) is and how it relates to regression techniques and factor analysis. The software AMOS is used and you will develop skills in the use of AMOS, path diagram construction, analysis formats, output management and modelling practice. The course will then build on these concepts and skills to introduce the structural equation modelling.

Topics covered include:

  • Concepts and terminology
  • Model identification
  • Model testing
  • Specification search
  • Multiple Group Factor Analysis
  • Constraining parameters
  • Dealing with rejection
  • Modification Indices

Learning and Teaching

This short course will run from 10.00 - 16.00 on Friday 5 June 2020


This is a non-credit bearing course and no assessment will be undertaken.

You will receive a Certificate of Attendance on completion of the course.


Study facilities

UWE Bristol is superbly equipped with libraries and computer labs, and an excellent campus environment.

Find out more about the facilities and resources UWE has to offer.

Prices and dates

Supplementary fee information

Please see the table below for current fees and discounts available. All prices are VAT exempt.

Discounts can not be used in conjunction with each other. The greatest discount available will be applied at your booking confirmation.

CohortJune 2020
Full Fee£240
Payment Deadline28 May 2020
Early Bird Discount£216
Payment Deadline23 April 2020
UWE Alumni/Student Discount£204
Payment Deadline14 May 2020
UWE Staff Discount£120
Payment Deadline14 May 2020

Fees include course materials, car parking, refreshments and lunch

Course Date

CohortStart DateSession Time
June 2020Friday 5 June 202010:00 - 16:00


UWE Bristol, Frenchay Campus, Coldharbour Lane, Bristol BS16 1QY

How to apply

How to apply

To make a full or provisional booking for this course, please complete the online booking form below

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For further information

  • Email: For all queries regarding administration aspects of registration, i.e. dates, fees, etc. please contact us using the online enquiry form link or telephone number below. For any questions in relation to the course, i.e. content, suitability, assessments, etc. please contact the Programme Leader.
  • Telephone: +44 (0)117 32 86927

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