Scientific Data Analysis

    Course details

    • Code: RMAN.6001
    • Fee: $744*
    • Level: 6
    • Credits: 15
    • EFTS: 0.125
    • Subject: Forest Management
Study optionsFull-time
Time in class65 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)February
LocationRotorua (Mokoia)

Course Aim

The aim of this course is to provide students with knowledge of the concepts and methods of scientific analysis of natural data. Students will practice using a generic computer software package to manage data; manipulate data; conduct statistical analyses; and extract meaningful information for presentation and dissemination in a relevant format to an audience.

Learning outcomes

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

  1. Construct a database using a generic computer spreadsheet package to systematically enter and manage natural data.
  2. Consider the applicability and usefulness of a range of statistical analysis methods.
  3. Manipulate data in the computer spreadsheet package environment.
  4. Conduct simple statistical analyses of the data utilising a defined range of relevant analytical methods, including chi square, t-test, correlation, 1-way analysis of variance.
  5. Extract meaningful information in a range of formats to present and disseminate to a relevant audience.

*Course cost/fee: Indicative standard fee for New Zealand residents only. Fees for non-New Zealand residents will vary, visit the Programmes and Tuition Fees for International Students information page.

*Course cost/fee last updated 13-Dec-2016

Page last updated: 01 Sep 2017