Course level

Undergraduate

Faculty

Science

Schools

Biological Sciences School, Historical & Philosophical Inq, Mathematics & Physics School

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Class contact

3L2W1C

Incompatible

ECON1310, ENVM2000, STAT1201, STAT2201, STAT2203, STAT2701, PUBH2007 or HRSS3100.

Prerequisite

Year 12 Maths B or MATH1040

Restricted

Not available to BE, BE/Biotech, BE/BSc students

Assessment methods

Practical exercises, written assignments, examination

Course coordinator

Dr Alan Huang (a.huang2@uq.edu.au)

Study Abroad

This course is pre-approved for Study Abroad and Exchange students.

Current course offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2017 St Lucia Internal Course Profile

Please Note: Course profiles marked as not available may still be in development.

Course description

This course introduces students to the mathematical and computational aspects of statistical modeling. Emphasis is placed on a precise understanding of randomness and probability distributions, and statistical methods such as estimation, hypothesis testing, analysis of variance, regression and linear models, logistic regression, categorical data analysis and non-parametric methods. The course also covers exploratory data analysis, the design of experiments and ethical research, as well as the importance of critical thinking and communication in the interpretation of results.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2018 St Lucia Internal Profile unavailable
Semester 2, 2016 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2015 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2014 St Lucia Internal Course Profile