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ETC1010 - Data modelling and computing

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Dr Lee Gordon-Brown, Associate Professor Mark Harris, Associate Professor Paul Lajbcygier


Clayton First semester 2007 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2007 (Day)


Introduction to the principles and techniques of data management with computers - spreadsheet modelling of business problems, organising and accessing data efficiently. An overview of statistical techniques for making decisions with data - hypothesis testing with quantitative and categorical data. Introduction to methods for modelling data relationships - simple and multiple regression, analysis of variance; principles of risk analysis - building quantitative models of risk.


The learning objectives of this unit are to:


Written assignments - computing and report: 30%
Examination (2 hours): 70%

Contact hours

Two 1-hour lectures and a 1.5 hour tutorial each week