MATH 1033 Thinking About Data

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 301108

Coordinator Franco Ubaudi Opens in new window

Description This subject covers basic concepts of data centric thinking. The main areas discussed are; Populations and Samples; Sampling concepts; Types of Data; Descriptive Methods; Estimation and Inference; Modelling. The subject takes a computational and nonparametric approach, before briefly discussing theoretical concepts and distribution theory.

School Computer, Data & Math Sciences

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 2 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 1 subject

Assumed Knowledge

2 Unit High School Mathematics.


The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Item Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Online Quizzes 5x 30 min 20 N Individual
Computer Test Lab based 1 hour practical test 40 N Individual
Assignment 3 weeks/approx. 2000 words 40 N Individual

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