Work Placement Project B

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 learned during the coursework of the Masters program. The student will provide evidence of having met this goal by presenting a portfolio made up of a 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 1 - 2014 (Distance Education - Callaghan)
Semester 2 - 2014 (Distance Education - Callaghan)
Semester 1 - 2015 (Distance Education - Callaghan)
Semester 2 - 2015 (Distance Education - Callaghan)

On completed students should:

  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.

Replacing Course(s) NA
Transition NA
Industrial Experience 0
Assumed Knowledge Students need to have completed a minimum of 40 units, including Data Management & Statistical Computing (BIOS6010),and Linear Models (BIOS6070).
Modes of Delivery Distance Learning : IT Based
Teaching Methods Email Discussion Group
Individual Supervision
Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
  • Projects -
Contact Hours
  • Self Directed Learning: for 10 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
  • Email Discussion Group: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components None listed
Course Materials None listed
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for BIOS6160

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