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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 Non-Award Study: Yes
Assumed Knowledge: SACE stage 2 Mathematical Methods
Incompatible: STATS 1000, STATS 1005, ECON 1008, STATS 1504
Assessment: Ongoing assessment 30%, exam 70%
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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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 07/08/2017 Thu 31/08/2017 Fri 15/09/2017 Fri 27/10/2017


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Tutorial
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
22522 TU06 47 2 26 Jul - 13 Sep Wednesday 9am - 10am Hughes, 309, Hughes Lecture Theatre
4 Oct - 25 Oct Wednesday 9am - 10am Hughes, 309, Hughes Lecture Theatre
22763 TU07 47 13 24 Jul - 11 Sep Monday 5pm - 6pm Benham, G10, Benham Lecture Theatre
2 Oct - 23 Oct Monday 5pm - 6pm Benham, G10, Benham Lecture Theatre
22764 TU08 47 10 26 Jul - 13 Sep Wednesday 8am - 9am Barr Smith South, 534, Forum Lecture Theatre
4 Oct - 25 Oct Wednesday 8am - 9am Barr Smith South, 534, Forum Lecture Theatre
23060 TU01 47 FULL 24 Jul - 11 Sep Monday 3pm - 4pm Badger, G31, Macbeth Lecture Theatre
2 Oct - 23 Oct Monday 3pm - 4pm Badger, G31, Macbeth Lecture Theatre
23061 TU02 47 FULL 24 Jul - 11 Sep Monday 4pm - 5pm Barr Smith South, 534, Forum Lecture Theatre
2 Oct - 23 Oct Monday 4pm - 5pm Barr Smith South, 534, Forum Lecture Theatre
23062 TU03 47 4 25 Jul - 12 Sep Tuesday 3pm - 4pm Napier, G04, Lecture Theatre
3 Oct - 24 Oct Tuesday 3pm - 4pm Napier, G04, Lecture Theatre
23063 TU04 47 25 25 Jul - 12 Sep Tuesday 4pm - 5pm Napier, G03, Lecture Theatre
3 Oct - 24 Oct Tuesday 4pm - 5pm Napier, G03, Lecture Theatre
23064 TU05 47 21 25 Jul - 12 Sep Tuesday 5pm - 6pm Benham, G10, Benham Lecture Theatre
3 Oct - 24 Oct Tuesday 5pm - 6pm Benham, G10, Benham Lecture Theatre
Related Class: Laboratory
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
20464 LA11 31 8 27 Jul - 14 Sep Thursday 1pm - 2pm Engineering & Mathematics, EMG13, Computer Suite
5 Oct - 26 Oct Thursday 1pm - 2pm Engineering & Mathematics, EMG13, Computer Suite
22765 LA12 25 15 27 Jul - 14 Sep Thursday 8am - 9am Engineering & Mathematics, EMG13, Computer Suite
5 Oct - 26 Oct Thursday 8am - 9am Engineering & Mathematics, EMG13, Computer Suite
23050 LA01 32 1 28 Jul - 15 Sep Friday 9am - 10am Engineering & Mathematics, EMG13, Computer Suite
6 Oct - 27 Oct Friday 9am - 10am Engineering & Mathematics, EMG13, Computer Suite
23051 LA02 32 FULL 28 Jul - 15 Sep Friday 10am - 11am Engineering & Mathematics, EMG13, Computer Suite
6 Oct - 27 Oct Friday 10am - 11am Engineering & Mathematics, EMG13, Computer Suite
23052 LA03 32 1 26 Jul - 13 Sep Wednesday 2pm - 3pm Engineering & Mathematics, EMG13, Computer Suite
4 Oct - 25 Oct Wednesday 2pm - 3pm Engineering & Mathematics, EMG13, Computer Suite
23053 LA04 32 FULL 26 Jul - 13 Sep Wednesday 3pm - 4pm Engineering & Mathematics, EMG13, Computer Suite
4 Oct - 25 Oct Wednesday 3pm - 4pm Engineering & Mathematics, EMG13, Computer Suite
23054 LA05 25 FULL 26 Jul - 13 Sep Wednesday 4pm - 5pm Engineering & Mathematics, EMG13, Computer Suite
4 Oct - 25 Oct Wednesday 4pm - 5pm Engineering & Mathematics, EMG13, Computer Suite
23055 LA06 31 12 26 Jul - 13 Sep Wednesday 5pm - 6pm Engineering & Mathematics, EMG13, Computer Suite
4 Oct - 25 Oct Wednesday 5pm - 6pm Engineering & Mathematics, EMG13, Computer Suite
23056 LA07 31 4 28 Jul - 15 Sep Friday 11am - 12pm Engineering & Mathematics, EMG13, Computer Suite
6 Oct - 27 Oct Friday 11am - 12pm Engineering & Mathematics, EMG13, Computer Suite
23057 LA08 32 FULL 28 Jul - 15 Sep Friday 12pm - 1pm Engineering & Mathematics, EMG13, Computer Suite
6 Oct - 27 Oct Friday 12pm - 1pm Engineering & Mathematics, EMG13, Computer Suite
23058 LA09 20 8 28 Jul - 15 Sep Friday 8am - 9am Engineering & Mathematics, EMG13, Computer Suite
6 Oct - 27 Oct Friday 8am - 9am Engineering & Mathematics, EMG13, Computer Suite
23059 LA10 31 4 27 Jul - 14 Sep Thursday 12pm - 1pm Engineering & Mathematics, EMG13, Computer Suite
5 Oct - 26 Oct Thursday 12pm - 1pm Engineering & Mathematics, EMG13, Computer Suite
Related Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
23032 LE01 305 4 24 Jul - 11 Sep Monday 1pm - 2pm Scott Theatre, 001, Scott Theatre
26 Jul - 13 Sep Wednesday 1pm - 2pm Scott Theatre, 001, Scott Theatre
28 Jul - 15 Sep Friday 1pm - 2pm Scott Theatre, 001, Scott Theatre
2 Oct - 23 Oct Monday 1pm - 2pm Scott Theatre, 001, Scott Theatre
4 Oct - 25 Oct Wednesday 1pm - 2pm Scott Theatre, 001, Scott Theatre
6 Oct - 27 Oct Friday 1pm - 2pm Scott Theatre, 001, Scott Theatre