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MA5821 - Visual Analytics for Data Scientists using SAS

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

This subject will introduce students to practical applications and concepts involved in advanced statistical modelling in SAS. Topics include: linear modelling with multiple predictor variables that may be continuous or categorical in nature; Conditional Probability and the odds ratio; drawing inferences; checking model diagnostics and model selection; techniques for coping with data that are temporally or spatially correlated.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate sound knowledge of the basic principles and theories that underpin advanced statistical modelling methods;
  • effectively integrate and execute advanced statistical modelling theories and processes in SAS software to solve authentic problems;
  • retrieve, analyse, synthesise and evaluate outputs produced using advanced statistical modelling methods in SAS software;
  • engage effectively with others to critically examine different approaches to advanced statistical problems.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Test/Quiz 1 - (20%) -
Prerequisites: MA5820 AND 12CP OF POSTGRADUATE SUBJECTS

Availabilities

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 81
Census Date 21-Jan-2021
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 26 hours tutorials
  • assessment and self-directed study

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 85
Census Date 09-Sep-2021
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 26 hours tutorials
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Online, External, Study Period 81
Census Date 21-Jan-2021
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 65 hours - Online resources including readings, screencasts, embedded quizzing.
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: Online - JCU

JCU Online, External, Study Period 85
Census Date 09-Sep-2021
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 65 hours - Online resources including readings, screencasts, embedded quizzing.
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: Online - JCU

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