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Subject details

  • Topics
    • Formulation of research questions/hypotheses
    • Literature review relating to the above
    • Review of statistical methodology to be used
    • Exploratory data analysis
    • Statistical analysis
    • Discussion of results
    • Conclusion
    • Presentation
    • Report
  • Study resources
    • Instructional Methods
      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • Online Quizzes/Tests
      • Online assignment submission
      • Podcasting/Leacture capture
      • Standard Media
      • Web links
    • Print Materials
      • Welcome letter

Students who successfully complete this subject 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.
  • Assignment 1 - Presentation — Group (20%)
  • Assignment 2 - Report — Individual (80%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject

Entry Requirements

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

Special requirements

No special requirements

The subject provides students with the opportunity to apply the statistical skills acquired throughout their degree 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 subject.

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