Course Title: Analyse data and report results

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5152

Course Title: Analyse data and report results

Portfolio: SET

Nominal Hours: 80.0

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


155T Life & Physical Sciences


Course Contact: Raymond Rozen

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4699

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Course Description

Descriptive statistics, mean and standard deviation of both grouped and ungrouped data, mode, median, permutation and combinations, Probability, addition theorem mutually exclusive and independent events, conditional probability, Bayes Theorem Expectation, Binomial, Hypergeometric, Poisson and Normal Distributions, Confidence Intervals ( large samples ),
The Central Limit Theorem, Sums of Normal Variables, Confidence Intervals ( small samples ) the student T distributions, Hypothesis Testing, decisions, null and alternative hypotheses, acceptance and rejection regions, one and two sided alternative significance levels. Two Sample Hypothesis Testing. Regression Analysis.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

PMLDATA500A Analyse Data,Report Results 02/2


Analyse trends and relationships in data

Check for aberrant results

Determine variation and uncertainty in data distributions

Perform laboratory computations

Report results

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

The student must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of a particular competency to be deemed competent. Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks.
Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including online or written tests.