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|Offered at:||(B, G, W, X)|
Trimester 1 (B, X), trimester 2 (B, G, W, X)
|Contact hours:||2 x 1 hour lectures, 1 x 1 hour tutorial per week|
* To be recoded 'MIS171 Business Analytics' from Trimester 1 2013
Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.
This unit covers data sampling, analysis and inference, including the process of collection, presentation, and interpretation of data. An objective of the unit is to demonstrate the importance of understanding data and the crucial role of data analysis in business decision-making. Topics include exploratory data analysis, probability, random sampling, inferential statistics and regression. The emphasis of the unit is on the interpretation and application of the various statistical techniques studied. Statistical software is used extensively throughout the unit.
Assignment 20%, Assignment 20%, Examination 3 hours 60%, Hurdle requirement: Must pass the examination and must pass the unit overall, to achieve an overall pass grade.
From Trimester 2, 2012:
Assignment 20%, Assignment 20%, Examination 2 hours 60%, Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination.
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Student Contribution Rate***||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2010
** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2009
*** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2008
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.