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Unit description

Introduces students to statistical concepts and techniques relevant to their degree. Statistical tools to model and analyse real-world situations and data are developed, enabling students to enhance their decision-making skills. The interpretation and communication of the results obtained is emphasised. Throughout the unit, Excel will be used for statistical calculations.

Unit content

Topic 1 - Introduction to statistics

Topic 2 - Probability and data modelling

Topic 3 - Statistical distributions

Topic 4 - Confidence interval estimations

Topic 5 - Hypothesis testing

Topic 6 - Introduction to regression modelling

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1Analyse and interpret business and economic data to inform decision making
2Evaluate business and economic data that is characterised by uncertainty.
3Apply regression modelling techniques to evaluate and inform decision making.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. Analyse and interpret business and economic data to inform decision making
  2. Evaluate business and economic data that is characterised by uncertainty.
  3. Apply regression modelling techniques to evaluate and inform decision making.

Prescribed Learning Resources

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Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Quiz20%
Calculations30%
Exam: open book50%

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Quiz20%
Calculations30%
Exam: open book50%

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Quiz20%
Calculations30%
Exam: open book50%

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Quiz20%
Calculations30%
Exam: open book50%

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Quiz20%
Calculations30%
Exam: open book50%
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every teaching period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the teaching period.

Fee information

Domestic

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