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Swinburne University of Technology
Offered by Swinburne University of Technology through Open Universities Australia, the online unit Multivariate Statistics teaches you how to design and execute studies and statistical analysis for scientific purposes.
This unit develops your capacity to identify and apply the multivariate techniques most commonly used for social and health research, while also comprehending the strengths and limitations of these techniques.
Students gain practical skills across a number of numerical techniques, including multiple regression, multivariate analysis of variance, factor analysis, discriminant function analysis and logistic regression, as well as the ability to critically analyse data in order to create comprehensive, considered scientific studies.
You cannot enrol in this unit if you have successfully any unit considered academically equivalent.
To be eligible for this unit, you must have successfully completed the following units:
In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into one of the following courses:
In this Multivariate Statistics unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
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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This unit takes a comprehensive approach to teaching you about multivariate statistics, equipping students not just with skills to conduct research and gain data, but to also interpret this data effectively.
You will comprehend the nature and purpose of scientific studies; learn to prepare data for analysis; analyse data using SPSS for Windows in order to identify and apply the correct technique to address the study’s hypotheses; interpret results for each technique studied; and write a research report.
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.
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