Unit

School Of Computer, Data And Mathematical Sciences

Thinking About DataWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 301108.2

Discipline: STATISTICS

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 1

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Laurence Park


Assumed Knowledge
2 Unit High School Mathematics.


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Autumn  Yes  Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  
2021 Spring  Yes  Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
This Unit 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 Unit takes a computational and nonparametric approach, before briefly discussing theoretical concepts and distribution theory.

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Students require access to a computer.


Courses
2743.11Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of LawsCURRENT
3734.1Bachelor of Data ScienceCONTINUING
3754.1Bachelor of ScienceCURRENT
3756.1Bachelor of Science (Pathway to Teaching Primary/Secondary)CURRENT
3757.1Bachelor of Advanced ScienceCURRENT
3763.1Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of ArtsCURRENT
3764.1Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of International StudiesCURRENT
3769.1Bachelor of Data ScienceCURRENT
3770.1Bachelor of Applied Data ScienceCURRENT
4748.3Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of BusinessCURRENT
6043.1Diploma in Science/Bachelor of ScienceCURRENT


Specialisations

MT3032.1Data ScienceCURRENT




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