APPLIED STATISTICAL METHODS
Credit points: 15
Building on the understanding of applied statistical methods developed in first year statistics subjects, STA2ASM provides an understanding of these methods at an intermediate level. The subject places a special emphasis on applications of statistics to biological and medical problems. There are specific questions in the assignments, project, test and examination that reflect such an emphasis. This subject does not require a knowledge of calculus. An introduction to the open source statistical computing package R is included.
SchoolEngineering and Mathematical Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorDavid Farchione
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG
Available as ElectiveNo
PrerequisitesSTA1SS OR STA1LS OR STA1PSY
Incompatible subjectsSTA2ABS OR STA2AMS OR STA2RSP OR STA2AS
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Fundamentals of Biostatistics
Applied Statistical Methods
PublisherLa Trobe University
Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
Total hours/days requiredN/A
Location of WBL activity (region)N/A
WBL addtional requirementsN/A
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
Intended Learning Outcomes
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDavid Farchione
Computer LaboratoryWeek: 11 - 22
One 1.00 hour computer laboratory per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
Recorded on Echo
Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
Recorded on Echo
PracticalWeek: 11 - 22
One 1.00 hour practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
|2 hour exam (equivalent to 2000 words)||N/A||N/A||No||55||SILO1, SILO2, SILO5, SILO6|
|Four written assignments (equivalent to 200 words each, 800 words total)||N/A||N/A||No||20||SILO1, SILO2, SILO6|
|In-class computer test (equivalent to 600 words)||N/A||N/A||No||15||SILO3, SILO4|
|Statistical computing project (equivalent to 400 words)||N/A||N/A||No||10||SILO3, SILO4|