STATISTICS THESIS A

STA4THA

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Students commence a project that takes the equivalent of six months of continuous work under the supervision of a staff member. The project is completed and written up as a thesis when the student completes the subject STA4THB. All students are required to present a 10-minute talk outlining the proposed project at a time determined by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics Honours Coordinator. A list of prospective topics and supervisors is available from the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

SchoolEngineering and Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorTomasz Kowalski

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

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

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

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

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsThis subject is part of the 45-credit-point thesis program. Students are given a final mark when they complete STA4THB.

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

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

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Demonstrate advanced theoretical and technical knowledge of the topic of the thesis.
02. Use advanced cognitive and technical skills to select and apply research methods to critically analyse, evaluate and interpret literature relevant to the topic.
03. Use advanced cognitive and technical skills to analyse, generate and transmit solutions to, or an exposition of, complex problems relevant to the topic.
04. Use advanced communication skills to transmit knowledge and ideas of the research to others.
05. Demonstrate autonomy, well-developed judgement, adaptability and responsibility as a researcher.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTomasz Kowalski

Class requirements

Supervised ResearchWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h 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 150 hours

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

a thesis equivalent to 13,000-wordsThis is the combined assessment for STA4THA and STA4THB.

N/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTomasz Kowalski

Class requirements

Supervised ResearchWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 h supervised research per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
Supervised research under the direction of a staff member equivalent to a total of 150 hours

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

a thesis equivalent to 13,000-wordsThis is the combined assessment for STA4THA and STA4THB.

N/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5