Available in 2021
Course code

STAT4108

Units

20 units

Level

4000 level

Course handbook

Description

Building on the foundations laid in STAT4107, students complete a research project under the supervision of a member of the academic staff.


Availability2021 Course Timetables

Callaghan

  • Semester 1 - 2021
  • Semester 2 - 2021

Learning outcomes

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

1. Worked collaboratively with a supervisor

2. Planned and executed a research project in statistics

3. Communicated statistics using the style, protocols and conventions of the discipline

4. Developed an awareness of the ways in which statistics is disseminated.


Content

In this course, under the supervision of a member of the academic staff, each student will:

  • complete an individual research project
  • Provide a written exposition (in the style of the discipline) of their research - usually 10,000 to 20,000 words
  • present results of their research in a seminar
  • offer an oral defence of their research

Requisite

Enrol B Mathematics (Honours)


Assumed knowledge

STAT4107


Assessment items

Thesis: Thesis

Presentation: Presentation


Contact hours

Callaghan

Individual Supervision

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

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