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STAT481 Statistical Practice

A six-week placement under the supervision of an approved consultant statistician.

This is a six-week placement working as a statistician in a company or government organisation. The choice as to where the work takes place is decided between the student and the lecturer. The work can be carried out at any time before April of the year after enrolling for the Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Statistics. There is no grade given for this paper: the student is simply deemed to have satisfied the requirement.

Paper title Statistical Practice
Paper code STAT481
Subject Statistics
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Full Year
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,286.42
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,267.52

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Limited to
PGDipApStat
Eligibility
Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission. View more information about departmental permission.
Contact
mparry@maths.otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr Matthew Parry
Teaching Arrangements
Six-week placement under the supervision of an approved consultant statistician.
Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Course outline
View course outline for STAT 481
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Communication, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will develop
  • The ability to work with a team
  • Consulting and communication skills

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Timetable

Full Year

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

A six-week placement under the supervision of an approved consultant statistician.

This is a six-week placement working as a statistician in a company or government organisation. The choice as to where the work takes place is decided between the student and the lecturer. The work can be carried out at any time before April of the year after enrolling for the Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Statistics. There is no grade given for this paper: the student is simply deemed to have satisfied the requirement.

Paper title Statistical Practice
Paper code STAT481
Subject Statistics
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Full Year
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Limited to
PGDipApStat
Eligibility
Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission.
View more information about departmental permission.
Contact
mparry@maths.otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr Matthew Parry
Teaching Arrangements
Six-week placement under the supervision of an approved consultant statistician.
Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Course outline
View course outline for STAT 481
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Communication, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will develop
  • The ability to work with a team
  • Consulting and communication skills

^ Top of page

Timetable

Full Year

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