Available in 2013
|Distance Education - Callaghan||Semester 1, Semester 2|
Previously offered in 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006
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).
|Objectives||On completed 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.
|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).|
|Modes of Delivery||Distance Learning : IT Based|
|Teaching Methods||Email Discussion Group
Self Directed Learning
|Contact Hours||Self Directed Learning: for 10 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Email Discussion Group: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
|Timetables||2013 Course Timetables for BIOS6160|