• Offered by Rsch Sch of Finance, Actuarial Studies & App Stats
  • ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
  • Classification Transitional
  • Course subject Statistics
  • Areas of interest Actuarial Studies, Statistics
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Ian McDermid
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Second Semester 2015
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Course Description: This course is intended to introduce students to generalised linear modelling methods, with emphasis on, but not limited to, common methods for analyzing categorical data.  Topics covered include a review of multiple linear regression and the analysis of variance, log-linear models for contingency tables, logistic regression for binary response data, Poisson regression, model selection and model checking, mixed effects models.  Additional topics may include Bayesian analysis for generalized linear models and generalized mixed effect models.

The R statistical computing package is used as an integral part of the course.

For students enrolled in STAT7030, there may be alternative assignment or examination problems.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Learning Outcomes:

 

  1. Understand the role of generalised linear modelling techniques (GLMs) in modern applied statistics and implement methodology.
  2. Understand the underlying assumptions for GLMs and perform diagnostic checks; appreciate potential problems.
  3. Perform statistical analysis using statistical software in addition to learning the underlying theory and methodologies.
  4.  Achieve a higher working-level understanding of the statistical techniques used (beyond ideas and processes involved).

Other Information

See the course outline on the College courses page. Outlines are uploaded as they become available. 

Indicative Assessment

  • Mid semester exam (1 hour) 20%
  • Final exam (3 hours) 80%

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Workload

10 hours per week

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed STAT2008/STAT6038 or enrolment in Program 7404

Specialisations

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
2
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $3414
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $4350
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
1812 20 Jul 2015 07 Aug 2015 31 Aug 2015 30 Oct 2015 In Person N/A

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