Courses & Units

Data Analysis and Presentation JFA207

Launceston

Introduction

This unit builds upon first year units that teach statistics. The emphasis in this unit is on training scientists to be literate in statistical issues so that both "consumers" and "producers" of data analysis will be able to effectively communicate. Students will be able to critically access, understand, and use information (qualitative and quantitive) that has been collected, analysed and presented by scientists from a range of disciplines. This will be achieved by providing a conceptual understanding of the methods of data analyses commonly used by scientists. Given the type of question asked and the data collected, students will be able in to present and communicate data/information using statistics as a tool.

Summary

Unit name Data Analysis and Presentation
Unit code JFA207
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School IMAS
Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies
Discipline Centre for Ecology and Biodiversity|Centre for Fisheries and Aquaculture|Centre for Oceans and Cryosphere
Coordinator

Chris Mabin

Teaching staff

Chris Mabin

Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 16/7/2018 10/8/2018 3/9/2018 21/10/2018

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2017: $1,131.00 2017: $2,250.00 010999

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Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Weekly for 13 weeks, 2 h lectures, 0 tutorials, 3 h practicals

Assessment

Coursework: 50% Examination: 50%

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Textbooks

Required

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