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BIOSTATS 6005EX - Principles of Statistical Inference

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: External
Contact: Online
Restriction: Available to Grad Cert, Grad Dip, M Biostatistics students only
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: No
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Pre-Requisite: BIOSTATS 6001EX & BIOSTATS 6003EX
Assessment: Two written assignments 40% each, submission of selected practical exercises 20%
Syllabus:

The aim of this course is to provide a strong mathematical and conceptual foundation in the methods of statistical inference, with an emphasis on practical aspects of the interpretation and communication of statistically based conclusions in health research. Content includes: review of the key concepts of estimation, and construction of Normal-theory confidence intervals; frequentist theory of estimation including hypothesis tests; methods of inference based on likelihood theory, including use of Fisher and observed information and likelihood ratio; Wald & score tests; an introduction to the Bayesian approach to inference; an introduction to distribution-free statistical methods.

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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 18/03/2019 Sun 31/03/2019 Fri 10/05/2019 Fri 14/06/2019


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Independent Study
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
15572 01EX 20 15 No details available