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Syllabus:

Analysis of Field Data, 15 Credits

Swedish name: Analys av fältdata

This syllabus is valid: 2016-09-05 and until further notice

Course code: 5BI171

Credit points: 15

Education level: Second cycle

Main Field of Study and progress level: Biology: Second cycle, has only first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
Earth Science/Physical Geography: Second cycle, has only first-cycle course/s as entry requirements

Grading scale: VG Pass with distinction, G Pass, U Fail

Established by: Faculty Board of Science and Technology, 2015-06-25

Revised by: Faculty Board of Science and Technology, 2016-10-13

Contents

The course will review the analytic methods applied in field studies The course aims are that the student will achieve basic knowledge and training in the design and planning of fieldl experiments, and the capability to handle statistical analysis, and graphical presentation of fieldl data with modern statistical software. The course includes a project work, in which students will analyse and write a report based on a real dataset.

Required Knowledge

120 ECTS including 60 ECTS in Biology of which 30 ECTS in Ecology or 60 ECTS Earth science/physical geography or Environmental science and 30 ECTS in ecology, or equivalent knowledge.

Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English A (IELTS (Academic) with a minimum overall score of 5.5 and no individual score below 5.0. TOEFL PBT
(Paper-based Test) with a minimum total score of 530 and a minimum TWE score of 4. TOEFL iBT (Internet-based Test) with a minimum total score of 72 and a minimum score of 17 on the Writing Section).
Where the language of instruction is Swedish, applicants must prove proficiency in Swedish to the level required for basic eligibility for higher studies.

Literature

Valid from: 2017 week 35

Crawley Michael J.
Statistics : an introduction using R
Chichester, West Sussex, England : John Wiley & Sons : cop. 2005 : 327 s. :
ISBN: 0-470-02297-3 (acid-free : inb.)
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