|10243027||Faculty of Health Sciences||Department: Physiology|
|Minimum duration of study: 1 year||Total credits: 120||NQF level: 08|
|Dr AE Kasonga|
The following requirements are set for completing the programme:
The prerequisites for admission to the honours degree in certain fields of study are indicated in the syllabuses of the specific department.
Also consult General Academic Regulations G16-G29.
The degree is conferred with distinction on a student who has obtained an average of at least 75% in the examination of the core module, MFG 777 (written, oral presentation, practical, etc.).
Minimum credits: 120
The role of statistics and the data analysis process, collecting data sensibly, graphical methods for describing data, numerical methods for describing data, summarizing bivariate data, probability, random variables and probability distributions, sampling variability and sampling distributions, estimation using a single sample, hypothesis testing using a single sample, comparing two populations or treatments, the analysis of categorical data and goodness-of-fit tests, simple linear regression and correlation: inferential methods, multiple regression analysis, analysis of variance, nonparametric (distribution-free) statistical methods. This course is designed as a statistics building block for a non-statistics major postgraduate student at master's level.
Basic physiology knowledge, and specialised projects in Departmental research focus areas. This module includes 30 research credits.
*Attendance module only.
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