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Honours Topic in Statistics (MAS511)

Organisational Unit Information Technology, Mathematics and Statistics
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: S1-internal, S2-internal
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S1
Murdoch S2
Description This unit covers selected topics in applied and theoretical statistics.
Unit Learning Outcomes On completion of this unit you should be able to:
1. Understand the theory to do with this unit which covers a special topic in Statistics;
2. Be able to employ the knowledge from this unit in statistical applications;
3. Be able to apply critical thinking and assessment to data related to this special topic;
4. Be equipped with advanced tools and techniques to analyse complex data.
Timetabled Learning Activities Lectures: 3 x 1 hour per week.
Unit Learning Experiences The approach to learning in this unit is to give understanding to the theory and application of statistics.
Assessment Assignments and an exam.
Prerequisites Enrolment in Honours in Mathematics and Statistics.
Previously 2014: MAS4011
2014: 'Honours Topic in Mathematics and Statistics'
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
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Mathematics and Statistics Honours (BSc(Hons))
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.


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MURDOCH: S1-Internal
MURDOCH: S2-Internal
Dr Brenton Clarke
Senior Lecturer

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 2578
e: B.Clarke@murdoch.edu.au
o: 245.3.029 - Science and Computing, Murdoch Campus
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