Data Management and Statistical Computing
This course will consider the impact of computers and the corresponding availability of data sets (often very large data sets) on the way we think about data and proceed to analyse and report on it. Includes sources of data, data storage, cleaning data, linking files, analysing large data sets and computer software. This course is offered in conjunction with the Biostatistics Collaboration of Australia (BCA).
|Faculty||Faculty of Health and Medicine|
|School||School of Medicine and Public Health|
Semester 1 - 2014
(Distance Education - Callaghan)
Semester 2 - 2014 (Distance Education - Callaghan)
Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
Course objectives are to provide students with skills to undertake moderate to high level data management, manipulation and analysis. Specific objectives are for students to:
The course will be built around data sets obtained for different purposes, including routinely collected data. Content will include sources of data, data storage, cleaning data, linking files, analysing large data sets and computer software.
|Modes of Delivery||Distance Learning : Paper Based
Email Discussion Group
Self Directed Learning
|Course Materials||None listed|
|Timetable||2015 Course Timetables for BIOS60101|