Courses & Units

Introduction to Quantitative Marine Science QMS510

Introduction

The purpose of this unit is to give new students an introduction to the QMS program and to bring all students up to a basic level of specialized computing skill. Students will be taught how to use a widely used programming language (MATLAB) and a well known statistics package (R) to provide basic skills in the use and application of these software packages, especially related to marine problems.

Summary

Unit name Introduction to Quantitative Marine Science
Unit code QMS510
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School IMAS
Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies
Discipline Centre for Ecology and Biodiversity|Centre for Oceans and Cryosphere
Coordinator

Dr Simon Wotherspoon

Teaching staff

Dr Simon Wotherspoon

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

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Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education
2 010907

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

This unit is offered fully online with additional tutorial support as required and negotiated with the unit coordinator. The unit is designed to be completed within 10 full days, although students may choose to work at their own pass provided they complete and submit all assessable tasks before the unit end date for the semester in which you enrol.

Assessment

Submittable laboratory/class work (60%) and a project report (40%). Students must pass both components to pass the unit.

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Textbooks

Required

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