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SIT191 - Introduction to Statistics

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:M Cyganowski
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

MSQ171, MIS171, SLE251

Contact hours: 2 x 1 hour class, 1 x 2 hour practical per week
Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

The unit introduces numerical and graphical summaries of data and normal and sampling distributions. The laws of probability theory are discussed and described by example. Statistical estimates and tests on population means and proportions, chi-square tests on distribution and association, correlation and linear regression models, and the ANOVA analysis for comparing means are covered. Computer packages and calculators are used throughout the unit to minimise the computational effort.

Assessment

Examination 60%, three assignments (10% each) 30%, practical exercises 10%. To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must achieve a mark of at least 50% in the examination.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1076$1076$2634$2681

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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