Applied Longitudinal Analysis

10 Units

The course aims to provide students with the understanding and skills to undertake statistical analysis of longitudinal data.

Faculty Faculty of Health and Medicine
School School of Medicine and Public Health
Availability Semester 2 - 2018 (Online)
Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Fit Linear Regression Models
  2. Fit Generalised Linear Mixed Models
  3. Fit linear regression models in a Generalised Estimating Equation framework

The course will cover the following material:

  1. Revision of linear regression
  2. Basic concepts of longitudinal data including graphical and statistical methods for summarising the data
  3. Fitting linear models and linear mixed models to longitudinal data including residual analysis and diagnostics
  4. Review of generalised linear models as related to linear and logistic regression and introduction to generalised estimating equations as related to linear regression.
  • This course is only available to students who have successfully completed BIOS6940.
Assumed Knowledge It would be assumed students had prior knowledge of and experience using linear and logistic regression.
Assessment Items
  • Written Assignment: Essays / Written Assignments
  • Quiz: Quiz

Contact Hours


Online Activity

Online 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Online discussion or online tutorials 2hrs per week for a full term

Self-Directed Learning

Self-Directed 8 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Timetable 2018 Course Timetables for BIOS6990
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