Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught online/distance.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught online/distance.
This subject is only available to students who are currently enrolled in the Graduate Diploma or Master of Biostatistics and whose enrolment in that course commenced prior to 2016.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
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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.
CoordinatorProf John Carlin
Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
Currently enrolled students:
The aim of this subject is to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to undertake moderate to high level data manipulation and management in preparation for statistical analysis of data typically arising in health and medical research.
Specific objectives are for students to:
Three written assignments to be submitted during semester, one worth 30% (approx 10 hrs work) and two worth 35% each (approx 12 hrs work each).
Resources Provided to Students: Printed course notes and assignment material provided by mail and email, and onine interaction facilities.
Special Computer Requirements: SAS AND Stata software as well as Microsoft Access. For advice about purchasing these packages (education license prices); see “Study Resources” at: www.bca.edu.au/student_info.htm
If you have not used SAS or Stata previously, it is recommended that you have access to the text for the relevant software:
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Independent problem solving, clarity of written expression, sound communication of technical concepts
|Links to further information:||http://www.mspgh.unimelb.edu.au|
This subject is not available in the Master of Public Health.
Graduate Certificate in Biostatistics |
Postgraduate Diploma in Biostatistics
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