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Swinburne University of Technology
Advanced Topics in Regression is an online unit provided by Open Universities Australia and Swinburne University that will develop your statistical analysis skills, and increase your employability in careers that demand strong statistical knowledge.
This unit gives you the opportunity to build on existing skills and knowledge through exploration of a range of regression techniques at a more advanced level. This includes studying nonlinear regression, multinomial and ordinal regression, survival analysis and multi-level regression analysis and logistic regression, while applying such information to identify relationships between data.
You will also learn how to formulate analysis models, reporting on findings, identify appropriate methods of regression analysis and evaluate results.
To be eligible to enrol in this unit, applicants cannot have already studied this unit or an academic equivalent before, and must meet the following criteria:
Students will also require access to a recent version of SPSS – Grad Pak to complete this unit.
In this Advanced Topics in Regression unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following course:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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Studying this unit will contribute to the successful completion of the Master of Science (Applied Statistics) qualification and will enable you to learn more advanced statistical skills. This would benefit you if you are looking to progress in a career where statistical analysis is a requirement.
Studying the unit will also provide you with a range of professional and transferable skills, ranging from analysis and evaluation to report writing and appraising. Furthermore, completing online study demonstrates to future employers that you are committed and able to manage your time, and that you are invested in professional development.
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If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.