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STATS 1004 - Statistical Practice I (Life Sciences)

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 2
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 5 hours per week
Restriction: May not be presented towards the BMaCompSc, BMaSc, or BMaSc (Adv)
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Assumed Knowledge: SACE Stage 2 General Mathematics
Incompatible: STATS 1000, STATS 1005, ECON 1008, STATS 1504
Assessment: Ongoing assessment, exam
Syllabus:

Statistical ideas and methods are essential tools in virtually all areas that rely on data to make decisions and reach conclusions. This includes diverse fields such as science, technology, government, commerce, manufacturing and the life sciences. In broad terms, statistics is about getting information from data. This includes both the important question of how to obtain suitable data for a given purpose and also how best to extract the information, often in the presence of random variability. This course provides an introduction to the contemporary application of statistics to a range of real world situations. It has a strong practical focus using the statistical package SPSS to analyse real data relevant to the life sciences. Topics covered are: organisation, description and presentation of data in the life sciences; design of experiments and surveys; random variables, probability distributions, the binomial distribution and the normal distribution; statistical inference, tests of significance, confidence intervals; inference for means and proportions, one-sample tests, two independent samples, paired data, t-tests, contingency tables; analysis of variance; linear regression, least squares estimation, residuals and transformations, inference for regression coefficients, prediction.

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Units EFTSL Pre-2010 2010 Onwards Domestic International
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Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 2 Mon 12/08/2019 Sat 31/08/2019 Fri 20/09/2019 Fri 01/11/2019


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Tutorial
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
22340 TU06 66 5 30 Jul - 17 Sep Tuesday 5pm - 6pm Napier, 208, Lecture Theatre
8 Oct - 29 Oct Tuesday 5pm - 6pm Napier, 208, Lecture Theatre
23245 TU01 60 7 1 Aug - 19 Sep Thursday 3pm - 4pm Helen Mayo Sth, SG20, Hone Lecture Theatre
10 Oct - 31 Oct Thursday 3pm - 4pm Helen Mayo Sth, SG20, Hone Lecture Theatre
23246 TU02 56 6 30 Jul - 17 Sep Tuesday 4pm - 5pm Napier, 208, Lecture Theatre
8 Oct - 29 Oct Tuesday 4pm - 5pm Napier, 208, Lecture Theatre
23247 TU03 53 4 31 Jul - 18 Sep Wednesday 4pm - 5pm Engineering Sth, S111, Teaching Room
9 Oct - 30 Oct Wednesday 4pm - 5pm Engineering Sth, S111, Teaching Room
23248 TU04 65 11 1 Aug - 19 Sep Thursday 9am - 10am Engineering Nth, N158, Chapman Lecture Theatre
10 Oct - 31 Oct Thursday 9am - 10am Engineering Nth, N158, Chapman Lecture Theatre
23249 TU05 55 2 31 Jul - 18 Sep Wednesday 3pm - 4pm Engineering Nth, N158, Chapman Lecture Theatre
9 Oct - 30 Oct Wednesday 3pm - 4pm Engineering Nth, N158, Chapman Lecture Theatre
Related Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
23219 LE01 360 40 29 Jul - 16 Sep Monday 1pm - 2pm Scott Theatre, 001, Scott Theatre
31 Jul - 18 Sep Wednesday 1pm - 2pm Scott Theatre, 001, Scott Theatre
2 Aug - 20 Sep Friday 1pm - 2pm Scott Theatre, 001, Scott Theatre
7 Oct - 28 Oct Monday 1pm - 2pm Scott Theatre, 001, Scott Theatre
9 Oct - 30 Oct Wednesday 1pm - 2pm Scott Theatre, 001, Scott Theatre
11 Oct - 1 Nov Friday 1pm - 2pm Scott Theatre, 001, Scott Theatre
Related Class: Laboratory
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
23235 LA01 37 1 2 Aug - 20 Sep Friday 4pm - 5pm Engineering & Mathematics, EMG13, Computer Suite
11 Oct - 1 Nov Friday 4pm - 5pm Engineering & Mathematics, EMG13, Computer Suite
23236 LA02 34 1 2 Aug - 20 Sep Friday 12pm - 1pm Engineering & Mathematics, EMG13, Computer Suite
11 Oct - 1 Nov Friday 12pm - 1pm Engineering & Mathematics, EMG13, Computer Suite
23237 LA03 44 4 1 Aug - 19 Sep Thursday 12pm - 1pm Engineering & Mathematics, EMG13, Computer Suite
10 Oct - 31 Oct Thursday 12pm - 1pm Engineering & Mathematics, EMG13, Computer Suite
23238 LA04 40 12 1 Aug - 19 Sep Thursday 4pm - 5pm Engineering & Mathematics, EMG13, Computer Suite
10 Oct - 31 Oct Thursday 4pm - 5pm Engineering & Mathematics, EMG13, Computer Suite
23239 LA05 34 1 2 Aug - 20 Sep Friday 2pm - 3pm Engineering & Mathematics, EMG13, Computer Suite
11 Oct - 1 Nov Friday 2pm - 3pm Engineering & Mathematics, EMG13, Computer Suite
23240 LA06 32 3 2 Aug - 20 Sep Friday 3pm - 4pm Engineering & Mathematics, EMG13, Computer Suite
11 Oct - 1 Nov Friday 3pm - 4pm Engineering & Mathematics, EMG13, Computer Suite
23241 LA07 44 4 1 Aug - 19 Sep Thursday 1pm - 2pm Engineering & Mathematics, EMG13, Computer Suite
10 Oct - 31 Oct Thursday 1pm - 2pm Engineering & Mathematics, EMG13, Computer Suite
23242 LA08 27 3 1 Aug - 19 Sep Thursday 5pm - 6pm Engineering & Mathematics, EMG13, Computer Suite
10 Oct - 31 Oct Thursday 5pm - 6pm Engineering & Mathematics, EMG13, Computer Suite
23243 LA09 31 2 2 Aug - 20 Sep Friday 9am - 10am Engineering & Mathematics, EMG13, Computer Suite
11 Oct - 1 Nov Friday 9am - 10am Engineering & Mathematics, EMG13, Computer Suite
23244 LA10 32 4 30 Jul - 17 Sep Tuesday 1pm - 2pm Engineering & Mathematics, EMG13, Computer Suite
8 Oct - 29 Oct Tuesday 1pm - 2pm Engineering & Mathematics, EMG13, Computer Suite