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BIOSTATS 6001EX - Mathematical Background for Biostatistics

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: External
Contact: Online
Restriction: Available to Grad Cert, Grad Dip, M Biostatistics students. Check with School for Non-Award Study.
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: No
Available for Non-Award Study: Check with School
Assessment: Assignments - functions and limits 20%, calculus 40%, linear algebra 40%
Syllabus:

On completion of this course students will be able to follow the mathematical demonstrations and proofs used in biostatistics at Master's degree level, and to understand the mathematics behind statistical methods introduced at that level. The intention is to allow students to concentrate on statistical concepts in subsequent courses, with an understanding of the mathematics employed. Content includes: basic algebra and analysis; exponential functions; calculus; series, limits, approximations and expansions; linear algebra; matrices and determinants and numerical methods.

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Commonwealth supported
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Units
EFTSL
Amount
3
0.125
          
  

* This course is not normally offered to international students studying within Australia.


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 1 Mon 16/03/2020 Thu 26/03/2020 Fri 12/06/2020 Not Available


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Independent Study
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
15694 01EX 20 11 No details available