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BIOSTATS 6006EX - Linear Models

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
Pre-Requisite: BIOSTATS 6000EX, BIOSTATS 6001EX & BIOSTATS 6003EX
Co-Requisite: BIOSTATS 6005EX
Assessment: Five written assignments (30%, 35%, 10%, 20%, 5%)
Syllabus:

The aim of this course is to enable students to apply methods based on linear models to biostatistical data analysis, with proper attention to underlying assumptions and a major emphasis on the practical interpretation and communication of results. The content includes: the method of least squares; regression models and related statistical inference; flexible nonparametric regression; analysis of covariance to adjust for confounding; multiple regression with matrix algebra; model construction and interpretation (use of dummy variables, parameterisation, interaction and transformations); model checking and diagnostics; regression to the mean; handling of baseline values; the analysis of variance; variance components and random effects.

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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
15698 01EX 20 11 No details available