Topics in Statistics

Course code STAT3990Units 10Level 3000Faculty of Science and Information TechnologySchool of Mathematical and Physical Sciences

Provides exceptional students with the opportunity to tailor their study by selection of a topic relevant to their interests and experience. The topic is chosen to suit the student's background and aspirations and will be studied via directed reading, assigned project work, or participation in honours or postgraduate lectures and seminars.

Permission is needed from the Head of the Statistics discipline to enrol in this course.

Available in 2014

Callaghan CampusSemester 1, Semester 2
Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
ObjectivesThe broad objective is to enhance statistical knowledge and communication skills.

Specific objectives will be as for the selected topic chosen by the student.
ContentAs per the component topic chosen.
Replacing Course(s)Not applicable.
TransitionNot applicable.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeSTAT2010, STAT2020
Modes of DeliveryDistance Learning : IT Based
Distance Learning : Paper Based
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Internal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Individual Supervision
Integrated Learning
Assessment Items
Other: (please specify)The assessment process will be agreed on an individual basis between the course coordinator, the component topic lecturer or project supervisor and the student. This will be recorded in writing, with copies to the component topic lecturer or project supervisor and student. For lecture topics, the assessment will be the same as the component topic to ensure consistency within the cohort.
Contact HoursIntegrated Learning: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2014 Course Timetables for STAT3990