Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015: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:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| |
One introductory statistics subject at undergraduate level recommended before enrolling in this subject
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. This course requires all students to enrol in subjects where they must actively and safely contribute to field excursions and laboratory activities. Students who feel their disability will impact on meeting this requirement are encouraged to discuss this matter with the Subject Coordinator and Disability Liaison http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/ students email: firstname.lastname@example.org
CoordinatorDr Peter Ades, Prof Roger Cousens
Faculty of Science
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
Dr Peter Ades email@example.com
Prof Roger Cousens firstname.lastname@example.org
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:
The objectives of this subject are to provide students with:
A 2-hour examination (50%), one integrated assignment of up to 3,000 words initially submitted in week 8 (30%) then resubmitted in week 11 after feedback (20%).
Biostatistical Analysis (JH Zar), 5th edn, 2008
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
* A profound respect for truth, intellectual and professional integrity, and the ethics of scholarship
* Capacity for independent critical thought, rational inquiry and self-directed learning and research
* An ability to derive, interpret and analyse social, technical or economic information from primary and other sources
* Awareness of and ability to utilise appropriate communication technology and methods for the storage, management and analysis of data
* Capacity for creativity and innovation, through the application of skills and knowledge
* Ability to integrate information across a relevant discipline to solve problems in applied situations
* Highly developed computer - based skills to allow for effective on-line learning and communication.
* Highly developed written communication skills to allow informed dialogue with individuals and groups from industry, government and the community
* Highly developed oral communication skills to allow informed dialogue and liaison with individuals and groups from industry, government and the community.
* Ability to plan work, use time effectively and manage small projects
Bachelor of Agriculture (Degree with Honours) |
Bachelor of Agriculture (Degree with Honours)
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Bachelor of Environments (Honours) Landscape Management
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Conservation and Restoration
Honours Program - Agricultural Science
Honours Program - Animal Science and Management
Honours Program - Food Science
Honours Program - Forest Science
Honours Program - Geography
Honours Program - Veterinary Bioscience
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