STATS525-21A (HAM)

Topics in Statistics

30 Points

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Division of Health Engineering Computing & Science
School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences
Department of Mathematics and Statistics


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Paper Description

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This paper can cover a wide variety of specialised Statistics topics with the guidance of the lecturers. The topics actually covered will be decided by the lecturer after consultation with the student.

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Paper Structure

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Material will be covered through lectures and/or one-on-one sessions with the lecturer.
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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the paper should be able to:

  • Gain a deeper understanding of their chosen topic
    Linked to the following assessments:
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Students will complete a project that may include a written report and a presentation of their work through the trimester.

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Assessment Components

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The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0. There is no final exam. The final exam makes up 0% of the overall mark.

The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0 or 0:0, whichever is more favourable for the student. The final exam makes up either 0% or 0% of the overall mark.

Component DescriptionDue Date TimePercentage of overall markSubmission MethodCompulsory
1. Individual Project
11 Jun 2021
No set time
Assessment Total:     100    
Failing to complete a compulsory assessment component of a paper will result in an IC grade
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Required and Recommended Readings

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Required Readings

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Students will be advised on appropriate reading material based on their topics and project.
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Recommended Readings

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Online Support

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All necessary material will be posted on the STATS525-21A Moodle page.
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We expect students to spend around 15-20 hours per week, including lectures, readings, and project work.
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Admission is at the discretion of the Convenor of Statistics.




Restricted papers: STAT425, STAT525

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