Faculty of Science
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
|Faculty||Faculty of Science|
|Organisational Unit||School of Mathematical Sciences|
|Offered||Clayton First semester 2015 (Day)|
Clayton Second semester 2015 (Day)
Malaysia Second semester 2015 (Day)
Malaysia October intake 2015 (Day)
|Coordinator(s)||Dr Dianne Atkinson (Clayton); Dr. Chen Won Sun (Malaysia)|
Scientific method. The role of mathematical models in science. Principles of experimental and sampling design, data acquisition, analysis and presentation of data. Hypothesis testing and confidence intervals. Relationship between quantitative variables. Communication of scientific information.
On completion of this unit students will be able to:
Final examination (3 hours): 65%
Assignments and tests: 35%
3 hours lectures per week, 2 hours workshop per week
See also Unit timetable information