- Code STAT3012
- Unit Value 6 units
STAT3012 is a course that deals with two of the most important approaches to collecting research data - surveys and experiments.
The first half of the course will focus on experimental design and will cover topics such as the analysis of variance; the completely randomised design; the randomized complete block design; Latin squares; factorial designs; and if time permits nested designs.
Survey sampling topics will be covered in the second half of the course and 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; and estimation of population size.
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.
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Indicative AssessmentTypical assessment may include, but is not restricted to: assignments and a final exam.
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Students are expected to commit at least 10 hours per week to completing the work in this course. This will include at least 3 contact hours per week and up to 7 hours of private study time.
Requisite and Incompatibility
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- 6 units
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