6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate - Unit
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Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics
- First semester 2019 (On-campus)
The topics covered in this unit include: review of regression analysis, binomial dependent variables, unordered multinomial dependent variables, ordered multinomial dependent variables, duration dependent variables. Computer software EVIEWS will be used to apply these techniques to real world problems.
The learning goals associated with this unit are to:
- provide a solid understanding of regression analysis including relationships with dependent variables that can be binary, in unordered categories, in ordered categories and duration variables
- analyse these relationships using a software package
- analyse, interpret and communicate the business value of results.
Within semester assessment: 40% + Examination: 60%
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.
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