Unit

School Of Computer, Data And Mathematical Sciences

The Nature of DataWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 301114.2

Discipline: STATISTICS

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Paul Hurley


Assumed Knowledge
Undergraduate degree with some statistical content (1 unit) is useful.


Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in a postgraduate course.


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Autumn  Yes  Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie Street - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2021 Quarter 2  Yes  Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie Street - EVENING  Franco Ubaudi  Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2021 Quarter 4  Yes  Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie Street - EVENING  Franco Ubaudi  Timetable not available  
2021 Spring  Yes  Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie Street - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
This Unit covers concepts of data centric thinking. The main areas discussed are; Populations and Samples; Sampling concepts; Types of Data; Descriptive Methods; Estimation and Inference; and Modelling. The Unit takes a computational and nonparametric approach, before discussing theoretical concepts and Normal distribution theory as large sample approximations.

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Access to a computer is required.


Courses
1836.1Master of Digital HumanitiesSUSPENDED
2761.3Master of Business AdministrationCONTINUING
2761.4Master of Business AdministrationCONTINUING
2761.5Master of Business AdministrationCONTINUING
2761.6Master of Business AdministrationCURRENT
2816.1Master of Business AnalyticsCURRENT
3698.1Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced)CONTINUING
3698.4Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced)CURRENT
3699.1Master of Information and Communications TechnologyCONTINUING
3699.2Master of Information and Communications TechnologyCONTINUING
3699.3Master of Information and Communications TechnologyCONTINUING
3699.4Master of Information and Communications TechnologyCURRENT
3700.2Graduate Diploma in Information and Communications TechnologyCURRENT
3702.1Master of Information and Communications Technology (Research)CONTINUING
3735.1Master of Data ScienceCONTINUING
3735.2Master of Data ScienceCURRENT
3749.1Master of ScienceCONTINUING
3749.2Master of ScienceCURRENT
3750.1Graduate Diploma in Data ScienceCONTINUING
3750.2Graduate Diploma in Data ScienceCURRENT
3751.1Graduate Certificate in Data ScienceCURRENT
3752.1Master of Project ManagementCONTINUING
3752.2Master of Project ManagementCONTINUING
3752.3Master of Project ManagementCONTINUING
3752.4Master of Project ManagementCURRENT
3760.1Graduate Diploma in Project Management (exit only)CONTINUING
3760.2Graduate Diploma in Project Management (exit only)CURRENT
3765.1Master of Artificial IntelligenceCURRENT
3766.1Graduate Diploma in Artificial Intelligence (Exit only)CURRENT
3774.1Graduate Certificate in Information GovernanceCURRENT
3775.1Graduate Diploma in Information GovernanceCURRENT
3776.1Graduate Certificate in Science (Exit only)CURRENT
3777.1Graduate Diploma in Science (Exit only)CURRENT
3779.1Master of Information GovernanceCURRENT
3780.1Master of Information and Communications Technology/Master of Data ScienceCURRENT
3783.1Graduate Certificate in Statistical ProgrammingCURRENT
3784.1Graduate Certificate in Machine LearningCURRENT
3785.1Graduate Certificate in Big DataCURRENT
3786.1Graduate Diploma in Project ManagementCURRENT
MICTRES.1Master of Information and Communications Technology (Research)CURRENT


Specialisations

A2009.1Master of Business Analytics - 2 year pathwayCURRENT
A2010.1Master of Business Analytics - 1.5 year pathwayCURRENT
A2011.1Master of Business Analytics - 1 year pathwayCURRENT
A3016.1Master of Information and Communications Technology (Research) Pathway A - 2.5 yr programCONTINUING
A3018.1Master of Information and Communications Technology (Research) Pathway C - 2 year programCONTINUING
A3019.1Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced) Pathway A - 2.5 yearsCONTINUING
A3020.1Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced) Pathway B - 2 year programCONTINUING
A3021.1Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced) Pathway C - 2 yearsCONTINUING
A3022.1Master of Information and Communications Technology Pathway A - 2 yearsCONTINUING
A3023.1Master of Information and Communications Technology Pathway B - 1.5 yearsCONTINUING
A3024.1Master of Information and Communications Technology Pathway C - 1.5 yearsCONTINUING
A3025.1Graduate Diploma in Information and Communications Technology Pathway A - 1.5 yearsCURRENT
A3026.1Graduate Diploma in Information and Communications Technology Pathway B - 1 yearCURRENT
A3027.1Graduate Diploma in Information and Communications Technology Pathway C - 1 yearCURRENT
A3031.1Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced) Pathway A - 2.5 yearsCONTINUING
A3032.1Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced) Pathway B - 2 year programCONTINUING
A3033.1Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced) Pathway C - 2 yearsCONTINUING
A3034.1Master of Information and Communications Technology Pathway A - 2 yearsCONTINUING
A3035.1Master of Information and Communications Technology Pathway B - 1.5 yearsCONTINUING
A3036.1Master of Information and Communications Technology Pathway C - 1.5 yearsCONTINUING
A3037.1Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced) Pathway A - 2.5 yearsCURRENT
A3038.1Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced) Pathway B - 2 year programCURRENT
A3039.1Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced) Pathway C - 2 yearsCURRENT
A3040.1Master of Information and Communications Technology Pathway A - 2 yearsCURRENT
A3041.1Master of Information and Communications Technology Pathway B - 1.5 yearsCURRENT
A3042.1Master of Information and Communications Technology Pathway C - 1.5 yearsCURRENT
A3043.1Master of Project Management - Pathway A - ResearchCURRENT
A3044.1Master of Project Management - Pathway B - CourseworkCURRENT
A3045.1Master of Project Management - Pathway C - Work PlacementCURRENT
A3046.1Master of Communications Technology/Master of Data Science - Pathway A - 3 year programCURRENT
A3047.1Master of Info and Com Technology/Master of Data Sci - Pathway B - 2.5 Year programCURRENT
A3048.1Master of Communications Technology/Master of Data Science - Pathway C -2.5 yr programCURRENT
A4041.1Master of Science (Public Health Nutrition) - 2 year pathwayCURRENT
A4042.1Master of Science (Public Health Nutrition) - 1.5 year pathwayCURRENT
SP2020.1Business AnalyticsCURRENT
ST3053.1Data AnalyticsCURRENT
ST3057.1Public Health NutritionCURRENT
ST3059.1Information TechnologyCURRENT
ST3064.1Artificial IntelligenceCONTINUING
ST3076.1AgricultureCURRENT
ST3077.1Food ScienceCURRENT
ST3078.1Greenhouse HorticultureCURRENT
ST3079.1Public Health NutritionCURRENT
ST3080.1Information GovernanceCURRENT
ST3091.1Heatlh InformaticsCURRENT




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