Work Placement Project B

Description

The aim of this unit is that the student gains practical experience, usually in workplace settings, in the application of knowledge and skills learned during the coursework of the Masters program. The student will provide evidence of having met this goal by presenting a portfolio made up of a preface and project reports.

This course is offered in conjunction with the Biostatistics Collaboration of Australia (BCA).

Availability

Distance Education - Callaghan

  • Semester 1 - 2015
  • Semester 2 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

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.

Content

Students 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.

Assumed Knowledge

Students need to have completed a minimum of 40 units, including Data Management; Statistical Computing (BIOS6010), and Linear Models (BIOS6070).

Assessment Items

Project: Projects

Contact Hours

Online Activity

Online 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Self-Directed Learning

Self-Directed 10 hour(s) per Week for Full Term