• 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

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.

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Communicate the role of generalised linear modelling techniques (GLMs) in modern applied statistics and implement methodology;
  2. Explain the underlying assumptions for GLMs and perform diagnostic checks whilst identifying potential problems; and
  3. Perform statistical analysis using statistical software, incorporating underlying theory and methodologies.

Indicative Assessment

  1. Typical assessment may include, but is not restricted to: exams, assignments, quizzes, presentations and other assessment as appropriate (100) [LO 1,2,3]

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Workload

Typical assessment may include, but is not restricted to: exams, assignments, quizzes, presentations and other assessment as appropriate.

Inherent Requirements

Not applicable

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed STAT2008 or STAT2014.

Prescribed Texts

Information about the prescribed textbook will be available via the Class Summary.

Majors

Minors

Fees

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

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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
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
7314 27 Jul 2020 03 Aug 2020 31 Aug 2020 30 Oct 2020 In Person N/A

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