Work Placement Project A

Course code BIOS6150Units 10Level 6000Faculty of Health and MedicineSchool of Medicine and Public Health

The aim of this unit is that the student gains practical experience, usually in workplace settings, in the application of knowledge and skills learnt during the coursework of the Masters program. The student will provide evidence of having met this goal by presenting a portfolio made up of preface and project reports. This course is offered in conjunction with the Biostatistics Collaboration of Australia (BCA).

Available in 2015

Distance Education - CallaghanSemester 1, Semester 2
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesOn completion students should:

1. have a greater understanding of real-life biostatistical problems;
2. further develop the statistical skills they learned
3. produce a portfolio or treatise/dissertation on the analyses they conducted during the workplace experience, thus increasing their writing skills
ContentStudents will not be provided with written material for this course. They will learn through their practical experience and through advice provided by their allocated supervisor.
Replacing Course(s)NA
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeStudents need to have completed a minimum of 40 units, including Data Management and Statistical Computing (BIOS6010) and Linear Models (BIOS6070).
Modes of DeliveryDistance Learning : Paper Based
Teaching MethodsEmail Discussion Group
Individual Supervision
Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
Contact HoursEmail Discussion Group: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Self Directed Learning: for 10 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for BIOS6150