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|Contact hours:||1 x 2 hour lecture, 1 x 1 hour laboratory per week|
|Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.|
This unit covers the process of data analysis including the collection, presentation, and interpretation of data. A principal objective of the unit is to demonstrate the importance of understanding data and the crucial role of data analysis in business decision-making. While it is essentially a statistics-based unit (including survey methods and questionnaire design), mathematics and arithmetic calculations are kept to a minimum. The emphasis of the unit is on the interpretation and applications of the various techniques studied. Extensive use is made of software to develop data analysis skills and to enhance the appreciation of statistical techniques in a management context. Qualitative research methods, and their role in the overall research and design process, are also briefly covered.
Assignment 1 15%, Assignment 2 15%, Assignment 3 10%, Examination 3 hours 60%
Hurdle requirement: Submit all three assignments; achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination.
From Trimester 2, 2012:
Assignment 1 15%, Assignment 2 15%, Assignment 3 10%, 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.