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This is a free, self-paced online course.
Are you wanting to build a career in marketing, data analytics or risk management? Would you like to improve your quantitative analytical skills to progress in your chosen career? Statistical thinking and technical expertise are some of the essential skills used in these areas.
Statistical arguments that are grounded in real-world data are becoming the modern foundation of policy and planning, as much in the private sector as in the public domain.
This course will help you become accustomed with how statisticians think and analyse data. It will explore questions that can arise when considering health planning, economic policy and climate monitoring.
Data tells us about real-world phenomena. Good data has the capacity to tell a compelling story, if properly analysed. This course will walk you through:
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This taster course will provide an opportunity for participants to engage with the following learning outcomes:
In order to complete this online course, you will need access to a personal computer with reliable internet access and an operating system with a web browser compatible with the UTS Canvas LMS.
This introductory taster course is suitable for, but not limited to, people seeking entry into professions such as:
Louise is an Australian biostatistician, a Distinguished Professor of Statistics in the School of Mathematical Sciences at UTS, President-elect of the International Biometric Society and an editor-in-chief of the journal, Statistics in Medicine.
Tim is an applied mathematician whose main research interests include numerical analysis and computational mathematics. He is a former Head of Mathematics and Statistics at UTS and is now an Honorary Associate Professor of the university.
Mary is the Director of the Mathematics Study Centre at UTS, which provides learning support for students in all UTS faculties. She also lectures first year mathematics subjects and enjoys inspiring future scientists and engineers to be successful in using mathematics. Teams led by Mary have won teaching citations at university and at national levels, and she has been awarded a personal citation for excellence in teaching mathematics at UTS.
Mary is passionate about encouraging teachers to contribute to their profession and she is an honorary life member of the Mathematical Association of NSW, the state professional association for teachers of mathematics at all levels. She was President of the Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers from 2014 – May 2016 and is a member of the professional body for mathematicians, the Australian Mathematical Society. For her work with professional teachers associations she was awarded the Outstanding Professional Service Award by the Professional Teachers Council, NSW, in 2012.
Explore new interdisciplinary research and collaborations around emerging technologies and human rights.
An Interdisciplinary Approach to Considering Human Rights within Emerging Technologies.
Explore the statistical essentials you need to tackle evidence-based arguments in the modern world.
Explore how data analytics enables improved NBN workforce planning.
Explore improvements in train network operation performance via machine learning techniques .
Explore a case study investigating the impacts of COVID-19 and Australian bushfires, on our health and wellbeing.