Biostatistics (MATH1015)

UNIT OF STUDY

MATH1015 is designed to provide a thorough preparation in statistics for students in the Biological and Medical Sciences. It offers a comprehensive introduction to data analysis, probability and sampling, inference including t-tests, confidence intervals and chi-squared goodness of fit tests.

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Further unit of study information

Classes

Two 1 hour lectures and one 1 hour tutorial per week.

Assessment

One 1.5 hour examination, assignments and quizzes (100%)

Textbooks

As set out in the Junior Mathematics Handbook

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

Assumed knowledge: HSC Mathematics

Prohibitions

MATH1005, MATH1905, BIOM1003, ENVX1001, BUSS1020, STAT1021, STAT1022, ECMT1010

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