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Survey Design and Analysis (6547.5)

Level: Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2, 4
Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Discipline: Academic Program Area - Technology


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    This unit deals with the design of surveys of the type often carried out by governments and private organizations, dealing with such topics as methods of sampling and questionnaire design. Some consideration is given to techniques of analysis but the emphasis is on design.

    Learning Outcomes

    On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

    1. Determine the information that is required to produce an efficient design for a statistical survey;

    2. Construct an efficient design for a statistical survey in such a way that an independent investigator would be clear about the procedure to be followed; and

    3. Design a questionnaire which is satisfactory for the intended purpose.

    Assessment Items

    Contact Hours

    A 2-hour lecture and a 2-hour lab per week.


    6540 Introduction to Statistics OR 5123 Business Statistics OR 1809 Data Analysis in Science



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