- Code STAT3012
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Rsch Sch of Finance, Actuarial Studies & App Stats
- ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
- Course subject Statistics
- Areas of interest Statistics
- Academic career UGRD
- Ian McDermid
- Mode of delivery In Person
- Co-taught Course
First Semester 2014
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STAT3012/STAT7029 is a course that deals with two of the most important approaches to collecting research data – surveys and experiments.
Survey sampling topics covered may include: simple random sampling, with and without replacement; estimation of population total, mean and proportion; subpopulation inference; systematic sampling; stratified sampling; ratio estimation; unequal probability sampling, including the Hansen and Hurwitz estimator and the Horvitz-Thompson estimator; regression estimation; cluster sampling; and estimation of population size.
Towards the end of the course, basic concepts of experimental design may be introduced at the expense of some of the above survey sampling topics, depending on student interests and background.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Upon successful completion of the requirements for this course,
students will be able to:
1. Select and design an appropriate method of data collection for a
2. Apply statistical survey sampling techniques to design a routine
3. Devise and apply suitable estimation procedures to analyse the
results of a routine sample survey.
4. Apply basic principles in the design of simple experiments.
See the course outline on the College courses page. Outlines are uploaded as they become available.
- Assignment 1 - 20%
- Assignment 2 - 20%
- Final exam - 60%
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Students taking this course are expected to commit at least 10 hours a week to completing the work.
This will include:
- attendance at 3 lectures per week and 1 tutorial
- 6 or more hours of private study, including time spent reviewing course materials and completing computing, tutorial work and assignments
Requisite and Incompatibility
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- 6 units
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|3278||17 Feb 2014||07 Mar 2014||31 Mar 2014||30 May 2014||In Person||N/A|