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Data collection and sampling methods. Designs for surveys of populations.
STAT312 and STAT455 are courses in survey methods, concentrating mainly on sample designs. The course is designed to give students an understanding of how to select samples from various types of populations of varying characteristics and produce population estimates along with measures of uncertainties in those estimates. Also you will gain some insights in the practical applications of the design of survey collections.
The Courses will: introduce data collection and sampling techniques introduce simple random sampling, stratified sampling and cluster sampling designs along with their strengths and weaknessesintroduce the use of the statistics software package R You will be able to:describe and conduct appropriate statistical sampling techniquesbe able to interpret the model results in such a way that a non-user of statistics can understanduse R competentlywrite a scientific and technical report
30 points from 200 level STAT
Students must attend one activity from each section.
Domestic fee $788.00
International fee $4,438.00
* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.
For further information see
Mathematics and Statistics.