Research Philosophies and Statistics
Subject MAST40001 (2011)
Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Twenty-four hours lectures, 24 hours tutorials |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Prerequisites:||Eligibility for honours or postgraduate degree; 202-202 Experimental Design and Statistical Analysis or equivalent.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorDr Peter Ades
Melbourne School of Land & Environment Student Centre
Ground Floor, Land & Food Resources (building 142)
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
This subject should give students knowledge of a range of research methodologies and underlying philosophies, and sophisticated statistical tools to design laboratory and field experiments and field surveys, and effectively and appropriately analyse these data sets in agriculture, horticulture and land management.
Upon completion of the subject, students should be able to:
|Objectives:||The objectives of this subject are to:|
A 3-hour examination (50%), one assignment of up to 3000 words or equivalent (50%).
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject, students should have developed the following generic skills:
Bachelor of Agricultural Science (Honours) |
Bachelor of Agriculture (Honours)
Bachelor of Animal Science and Management with Honours
Bachelor of Biomedicine (Degree with Honours)
Bachelor of Food Science (Honours)
Bachelor of Forest Science (Honours)
Bachelor of Horticulture (Honours)
Bachelor of Natural Resource Management with Honours
Bachelor of Science (Degree with Honours)
Master of Food Science
Postgraduate Diploma in Food Science
Bachelor of Environments (Honours) Environmental Geographies, Politics and Cultures |
Bachelor of Environments (Honours) Landscape Management
Conservation, Restoration and Landscape Management
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