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Area/Catalogue
MATH 4044

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

Note: This offering may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Course ID
154321

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA STEM

Course aim

To provide a solid foundation in statistical theory, and applications of statistical methods in solving complex problems.

Course content

- Exploratory Data Analysis, sampling, estimation, hypothesis testing.
- Statistical models: correlation analysis, linear regression, logistic regression.
- Experimental Design and hypothesis testing methods: ANOVA, chi-square test, non-parametric methods, and multivariate extensions.
- Introduction to machine learning.
- Using SAS to solve statistical problems.

Textbook(s)

Field, A, Miles, J 2010, Discovering Statistics using SAS, SAGE

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Workshop (Face-to-face and/or virtual workshops, including small group work.) 2 hours x 13 weeks
Computer Practical 2 hours x 12 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Workshop (Face-to-face and/or virtual workshops, including small group work.) 2 hours x 13 weeks
Computer Practical 2 hours x 12 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
External (On-line materials, on-line interactions with these material, weekly on-line computer practicals in a virtual machine environment, online interactions with the course coordinator and with other students, including through virtual workshops. ) N/A x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Continuous assessment 3 x 15 pages 10% N/A
Assignment 1500 words 25% N/A
Case study 2000 words 35% N/A
Examination 1500 words 30% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Continuous assessment 3 x 15 pages 10% N/A
Assignment 1500 words 25% N/A
Case study 2000 words 35% N/A
Examination 1500 words 30% N/A
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
Continuous assessment 3 x 15 pages 10% N/A
Assignment 1500 words 25% N/A
Case study 2000 words 35% N/A
Examination 1500 words 30% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note: all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation.

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