Analysis of Variance and Regression - 2018

Unit summary


  • Level of Study: Undergraduate Level 2
  • Study load: 0.125 EFTSL
  • Delivery method: Fully Online
  • Prerequisites: Yes
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • Government loans available: FEE-HELP, HECS-HELP
  • Availability for 2017: SP1 , SP3
  • Availability for 2018: SP1 , SP3
  • Assessment: Assignment (40%) , Invigilated Exam (40%) - Learn more

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Domestic 3,350.00
Domestic continuing 1,251.00
HECS 1,169.00
International 3,600.00
International continuing 1,501.00

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This unit will introduce students to fundamental statistical areas of research design and linear models. It examines how multiple regression and Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) can be used to analyse experimental and observational research using a variety of research designs.

Please note: assessment values are indicative only, details will be advised at the start of the unit. As the unit builds on the skills developed in STA10003 Foundations of Statistics, this pre-requisite is strictly enforced.

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:

  1. Apply and analyse data using multiple regression model
  2. Interpret the results of multiple regression
  3. Identify and explain the concepts of mediation and interaction (moderation) within multiple regression models
  4. Apply and analyse data using analysis of variance (ANOVA) models
  5. Identify and explain the concept of interaction with ANOVA models
  6. Interpret results of ANOVA models
  7. Write concise reports of analyses .
  • Assignment (40%)
  • Invigilated Exam (40%)
  • Test — Online topic tests (20%)
For more information on invigilated exams see Exams and results

Equivalent units

You cannot enrol in this unit if you have successfully completed any of the following unit(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • STA210 — Analysis of Variance

Mandatory prerequisites

You must have successfully completed the following unit(s) before starting this unit:

If you have completed equivalent study at another university, please contact a Student Advisor for advice.

  • Other special requirement — Access to the SPSS standard statistical software v24. Earlier versions of SPSS (from version 20 onwards) are acceptable. Please note: the "Base" Grad Pack is not sufficient to complete this unit.versions of SPSS (from version 20 onwards) are acceptable. Please note: the "Base" Grad Pack is not sufficient to complete this unit.

This unit addresses the following topics.

1A review of fundamentals
2Review of Correlation and Simple Linear Regression
3Hypothesis testing
4Introduction to Multiple Regression Models
5Multiple regression
6Part and partial correlation
7Presentation of results
8Testing assumptions for regression
9Testing for interactions
10Analysis of Variance Models
11Introduction to the analysis of variance
12Single factor independent groups design
13Completely randomised factorial design
14Single factor within subjects design
15Mixed factorial design

This unit is delivered using the following methods and materials:

Print based materials

  • Welcome Letter

Online materials

  • Printable format materials

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