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91110 Experimental Design and Sampling

6cp; 5hpw (consisting of a 2hr hour lecture and either a 3hr practical or 2hr computer class)
Requisite(s): 33116 Statistical Design and Analysis

Description

Essential to a career in any branch of science is the ability to understand how to design unconfounded experiments and analyse the resulting data. Even if students do not pursue a career in research, being able to interpret other research is a foundation skill. This subject demonstrates the keystone role of experimental design and data analysis in the biological sciences. It also provides a logical framework for conducting scientific research, as well as builds on the analytical skills acquired in past subjects at UTS. After successful completion of this subject, students have experience in the process of designing and analysing unconfounded experiments in the field and laboratory. They also have an improved knowledge of multifactorial ANOVA, correlation and regression analyses and both metric and non-parametric multivariate techniques. The skills learnt in this subject are crucial for future subjects at UTS and for a successful career in any field of biological science.

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Autumn session, City campus


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