Biol Experimental Design & Analysis Adv (BIOL2922)

UNIT OF STUDY

The content of BIOL2922 will be based on BIOL2022 but qualified students will participate in alternative components at a more advanced level. The content and nature of these components may vary from year to year.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information

Classes

Two lectures per week and one 3-hour practical per week.

Assessment

Practical reports/presentations (60%), one 2-hour exam (40%).

Textbooks

Required: Ruxton, G. and Colegrave, N. 2010. Experimental design for the life sciences. 3rd Ed. Oxford
University Press
Recommended: Quinn, G. P. and Keough, 2002. Experimental Design and Data Analysis for Biologists.1st Ed. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
Recommended: Field, A. 2009. Discovering statistics using SPSS. 3rd Ed. SAGE Publications, London.

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

Distinction average in either 12cp Junior BIOL; or 6cp Junior BIOL and (MBLG1001 or MBLG1901). These requirements may be varied and students with lower averages should consult the Unit Coordinator.

Prohibitions

BIOL3906, BIOL3006, BIOL2022

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.