STATISTICS THESIS B

STA4THB

2018

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

Students complete the project commenced in STA4THA, writing up the results as a thesis. All students are required to present a 20-minute talk on their project after the thesis has been submitted. A list of prospective topics and supervisors is available from the Department of Mathematics and Statistics

SchoolSchool Engineering&Mathematical Sciences

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorTomasz Kowalski

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites A pass in 60 credit points of third-year statistics subjects with at least a B average, and Coordinators approval

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions This subject is part of the 45-credit-point thesis program.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate advanced theoretical and technical knowledge of the topic of the thesis.

Activities:
Independent investigation and one-on-one supervision.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

02. Use advanced cognitive and technical skills to select and apply research methods to critically analyse, evaluate and interpret literature relevant to the topic.

Activities:
Independent investigation and one-on-one supervision.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

03. Use advanced cognitive and technical skills to analyse, generate and transmit solutions to, or an exposition of, complex problems relevant to the topic.

Activities:
Independent investigation and one-on-one supervision.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills

04. Use advanced communication skills to transmit knowledge and ideas of the research to others.

Activities:
Independent investigation and one-on-one supervision.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

05. Demonstrate autonomy, well-developed judgement, adaptability and responsibility as a researcher.

Activities:
Independent investigation and one-on-one supervision.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTomasz Kowalski

Class requirements

Supervised Research Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours supervised research per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Supervised research under the direction of a staff member equivalent to a total of 450 hours"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
a thesis equivalent to 13,000-wordsThis is the combined assessment for STA4THA and STA4THB.100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTomasz Kowalski

Class requirements

Supervised Research Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours supervised research per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Supervised research under the direction of a staff member equivalent to a total of 450 hours"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
a thesis equivalent to 13,000-wordsThis is the combined assessment for STA4THA and STA4THB.100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05