Industrial/Research Project - 2018

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Unit summary

STA80010

  • Level of Study: Postgraduate
  • Study load: 0.125 EFTSL
  • Delivery method: Fully Online
  • Prerequisites: Yes
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • Government loans available: FEE-HELP
  • Availability for 2017: SP3
  • Availability for 2018: SP3
  • Assessment: Presentation - Group (20%) , Report - Individual (80%)

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2018 Fees
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Domestic 2,830.00
Domestic continuing 2,620.00
International 3,080.00
International continuing 2,870.00

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The unit provides students with the opportunity to apply the statistical skills acquired throughout their course in undertaking a research project under supervision.  The project will address the research question proposed as part of the prerequisite STA80009 Statistical Consulting.

Please note: assessment values are indicative only, details will be advised at the start of the unit.

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:

  1. Conduct a literature review on a specific research question
  2. Prepare data for analysis
  3. Conduct an appropriate statistical analysis and interpret the results
  4. Evaluate relevant assumptions and draw conclusions about the quality of evidence generated by a research project
  5. Synthesise project conclusions with literature review to suggest directions for future research
  6. Write a scientific research report in the format of a journal article
  7. Present the findings of your research orally.
  • Presentation — Group (20%)
  • Report — Individual (80%)

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.

In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into one of the following courses:

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This unit addresses the following topics.

NumberTopic
1Formulation of research questions/hypotheses
2Literature review relating to the above
3Review of statistical methodology to be used
4Exploratory data analysis
5Statistical analysis
6Discussion of results
7Conclusion
8Presentation
9Report

This unit is delivered using the following methods and materials:

Instructional Methods

  • Discussion Forum/Discussion Board
  • Online Quizzes/Tests
  • Online assignment submission
  • Podcasting/Lecture capture
  • Standard Media
  • Web links

Print based materials

  • Welcome Letter

This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:

This unit may be eligible for credit towards other courses:

  1. Many undergraduate courses on offer through OUA include 'open elective' where any OUA unit can be credited to the course. You need to check the Award Requirements on the course page for the number of allowed open electives and any level limitations.
  2. In other cases, the content of this unit might be relevant to a course on offer through OUA or elsewhere. In order to receive credit for this unit in the course you will need to supply the provider institution with a copy of the Unit Profile in the approved format, which you can download here. Note that the Unit Profile is set at the start of the year, and if textbooks change this may not match the Co-Op textbook list.

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