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Applied statistics emphasising applications in the sciences and social sciences. Use of graphs and numbers to summarise and interpret data; data collection with surveys and experiments; elementary probability and sampling distributions to describe variability; inference for means, proportions, contingency tables and regression.
The last day to withdraw from this course:
* This fee information is for estimation purposes only and includes New Zealand Goods and Services Tax. Actual fees payable will be finalised on confirmation of enrolment. The estimate does not include non-tuition fees. To view an estimate showing both tuition and non-tuition fees use the Fees Calculator. These fees only apply to 2019 enrolments. Domestic students may be eligible for free fees in their first year.
Students who successfully complete this course should be able to:
Please note: Learning Outcomes are subject to change until the beginning of the semester in which the course is delivered.
This course requires practical data analysis using a statistical computer program. Basic statistical concepts from Years 12 and 13 are covered in the first few weeks. We then progress quickly to new concepts. Distance students will need to install statistical software on a computer and work independently, interacting with teaching staff through the Stream environment. Internal students will have access to software in University computer laboratories. They should also attend lectures and tutorials and interact with teaching staff through the Stream environment. You need to engage with the learning from the beginning of the semester in order to be successful.
During this course, the following assessments will contribute to your final mark.
|Assessment||Learning outcomes assessed||Weighting|
|7||Exam (centrally scheduled)||1,2,3,4,6,7,8||58.0%|
Please note: Assessment weightings are subject to change until the beginning of the semester in which the course is delivered.
* Specific dates for assessments will be finalised in information provided on Stream at the start of the Course.
To pass, students must achieve a minimum of 30% in the Final Exam.
It is recommended that textbooks are purchased no sooner than 7 weeks prior to the semester start date as textbooks can be subject to change.Recommended
Bennetts Bookshop stocks textbooks and legislation. Current second-hand textbooks are also bought and sold. For more information visit Bennett's Online Books
The class timetable displays all available class times for this offering. Once you have enrolled in a course, you can access the student portal and select which of these class times you wish to attend.Requirement(s): Each student should take 3 hour(s) of Lecture(s) and 1 hour(s) of Tutorial(s) per week.
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