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STAT441 Topic in Advanced Statistics

Details available from the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

The paper is particularly useful for a minor in Statistics, a Diploma for Graduates Endorsed in Statistics or as a paper for the major in Applied Statistics.

Paper title Topic in Advanced Statistics
Paper code STAT441
Subject Statistics
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,076.55
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,267.52

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Eligibility
Students should see the Course Co-ordinator for approval. The prerequisite conditions at second-year Statistics may not be compulsory for students majoring in the Social Sciences or Business because the paper content may complement the topics covered in such majors.

Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission. View more information about departmental permission.
Contact
mparry@maths.otago.ac.nz or jharraway@maths.otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
The paper will be taught by academic staff from several universities.

The course will be delivered by lectures using videoconferencing techology between a number of NZ universities.

Students have a local contact person and a course co-ordinator.
Paper Structure
Teaching Arrangements
There will be 12 two-hour lectures, one on each of the 12 topics listed under the lecture outline.
Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper.

Recommended reading - the following books are held in the Department library:
  • Thomas Lumley. Complex Surveys: A Guide to Analysis Using R. Wiley (2010)
  • Groves et al. Survey Methodology. (2nd Edition) Wiley (2009)
Course outline
View course outline for STAT 441
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Communication, Ethics, Information literacy, Research.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will develop an ability to search out appropriate data for answering research questions about New Zealand and to summarise these large data sets using ethical issues and data confidentiality.

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Other

Details available from the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

Students will use real data and examples of Official Statistics from Statistics New Zealand and elsewhere, and will be expected to use a computer package to perform data analysis, and to present data and analysis results.

Paper title Topic in Advanced Statistics
Paper code STAT441
Subject Statistics
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Second Semester (16 July 2018 - 17 November 2018)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,098.05
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,352.87

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Eligibility
Students should see the Course Co-ordinator for approval. The prerequisite conditions at second-year Statistics may not be compulsory for students majoring in the Social Sciences or Business because the paper content may complement the topics covered in such majors.

Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission.
View more information about departmental permission.
Contact
mparry@maths.otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
The paper will be taught by academic staff from several universities.

The course will be delivered by lectures using videoconferencing techology between a number of NZ universities.

Students have a local contact person and a course co-ordinator.
Paper Structure
Teaching Arrangements
There will be 12 two-hour lectures, one on each of the 12 topics listed under the lecture outline.
Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper.

Recommended reading - the following books are held in the Department library:
  • Thomas Lumley. Complex Surveys: A Guide to Analysis Using R. Wiley (2010)
  • Groves et al. Survey Methodology. (2nd Edition) Wiley (2009)
Course outline
View course outline for STAT 441
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Communication, Ethics, Information literacy, Research.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will develop an ability to search out appropriate data for answering research questions about New Zealand and to summarise these large data sets using ethical issues and data confidentiality.

^ Top of page

Timetable

Second Semester (16 July 2018 - 17 November 2018)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Other