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A study of happiness among UTAR undergraduates

Khor, Fang Jui (2011) A study of happiness among UTAR undergraduates. Final Year Project, UTAR.

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    Abstract

    The purpose of this study was to investigate the differences in gender and happiness level among UTAR undergraduates. Another aim was to find out the relationship between physical health and happiness. Finally, relationship between Extraversion and Neuroticism with happiness was examined in the study. A cross-sectional survey was administered among UTAR undergraduates in Kampar Campus. Convenience sampling was carried out. 100 Questionnaires were sent out to 50 male and 50 female UTAR undergraduates. The response rate was 100%. Pearson correlation and independent samples t-test were used. The results of the study were that there are no significant gender differences in level of happiness. It was also discovered that there are significant positive relationship between happiness level and physical health. The results also revealed that there are significant positive relationship between Extraversion and happiness level and negative relationship between Neuroticism and happiness level. Limitation and recommendation are discussed.

    Item Type: Final Year Project / Dissertation / Thesis (Final Year Project)
    Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
    Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Social Science > Bachelor of Social Science (Hons) Psychology
    Depositing User: Library
    Date Deposited: 01 Oct 2011 15:48
    Last Modified: 13 Aug 2019 23:07
    URI: http://eprints.utar.edu.my/id/eprint/275

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