This unit is intended to introduce PhD students in the University of Sydney Business School to Quantitative Analysis. It provides students with a review or introduction to the types of quantitative analysis techniques that they may be required to know, discuss or conduct, both during their PhD and in their future working lives. The unit aims to provide a basic training with a focus on statistical and business analysis methods. The skills taught in this stream are considered important for all PhD candidates to possess, both during and after their candidature. Students learn the different methods that can be applied to both continuous and discrete data.
3 hrs per week for 7 weeks
test (10%); assignment (40%); assignment (50%)
For MPhil and PhD students only.