Faculty of Science
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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%
Three 1-hour lectures per week and one 2-hour workshop per week
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