STAT4107 provides preparation for completion of a supervised research project. Students carry out a literature review of the material relevant to their project, develop a research proposal and timeline and begin their research project.



  • Semester 1 - 2016
  • Semester 2 - 2016

Learning Outcomes

1. Be able to use the various data bases and search engines to locate material relevant to their project

2. Be acquainted with the steps necessary to plan a research project

3. Appreciate the style and ways in which statistics is disseminated


In this course, under the supervision of a member of the academic staff, students will;

  • Undertake a search of relevant literature
  • Prepare an initial bibliography
  • Complete appropriate background reading
  • Develop a research proposal and timeline
  • Commence initial work on their project


This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Mathematics (Honours) program.

Assumed Knowledge

A strong background in 3000/4000 level courses relevant to the area of the project.

Assessment Items

Presentation: Oral Presentation: Initial literature review and project proposal

Contact Hours


Individual Supervision

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term