The University of Newcastle, Australia
Available in 2019

Course handbook

Description

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.


Availability2019 Course Timetables

Callaghan

  • Semester 1 - 2019
  • Semester 2 - 2019

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. The broad objective is to enhance statistical knowledge and communication skills

2. Specific objectives will be as for the selected topic chosen by the student.


Content

As per the component topic chosen.


Assumed knowledge

STAT3990Topics in StatisticsProvides 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.FSCITFaculty of Science724School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences1030005940Semester 1 - 2019CALLAGHANCallaghan20195980Semester 2 - 2019CALLAGHANCallaghan2019STAT2010, STAT2020As per the component topic chosen. NOn successful completion of this course, students will be able to:1The broad objective is to enhance statistical knowledge and communication skills2Specific objectives will be as for the selected topic chosen by the student. Project: Individual assessments as agreed by supervisor and student CallaghanIntegrated Learning SessionFace to Face On Campus3hour(s)per Week for0Full Term0Lecture topics - contact hours as for the component topic, typically 2-5 hours of lectures/computer labs.

Reading courses and individual projects - student will meet with supervisor for one hour per week or by mutual arrangement with supervisor.


Assessment items

Project: Individual assessments as agreed by supervisor and student


Contact hours

Callaghan

Integrated Learning Session

Face to Face On Campus 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Lecture topics - contact hours as for the component topic, typically 2-5 hours of lectures/computer labs. Reading courses and individual projects - student will meet with supervisor for one hour per week or by mutual arrangement with supervisor.