Work Placement Project A

10 Units

The aim of this unit is that the student gains practical experience, usually in workplace settings, in the application of knowledge and skills learnt during the coursework of the Masters program. The student will provide evidence of having met this goal by presenting a portfolio made up of preface and project reports. 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
Availability Semester 2 - 2015 (Distance Education - Callaghan)
Semester 1 - 2015 (Distance Education - Callaghan)
Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Have a greater understanding of real-life biostatistical problems;
  2. Further develop the statistical skills they learned
  3. Produce a portfolio or treatise/dissertation on the analyses they conducted during the workplace experience, thus increasing their writing skills

Students will not be provided with written material for this course. They will learn through their practical experience and through advice provided by their allocated supervisor.

Assumed Knowledge Students need to have completed a minimum of 40 units, including Data Management and Statistical Computing (BIOS6010) and Linear Models (BIOS6070).
Assessment Items
  • Project: Projects
Contact Hours
  • Online Activity: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
  • Self-Directed Learning: for 10 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for BIOS6150

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