Analysis of Variance and Regression

STA20006 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Online


  • 1 Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 4 Hours per Week

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning. For Online unit delivery, learning is conducted exclusively online.



Aims and objectives

This unit will introduce students to fundamental statistical areas of research design and linear models. It examines how multiple regression and Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) can be used to analyse experimental and observational research using a variety of research designs.

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Apply and analyse data using multiple regression models
2. Interpret the results of multiple regression
3. Identify and explain the concepts of mediation and interaction (moderation) within multiple regression models
4. Apply and analyse data using analysis of variance (ANOVA) models
5. Identify and explain the concept of interaction with ANOVA models
6. Interpret results of ANOVA models
7. Write concise reports of analyses

Courses with unit

BA-HSC1 Bachelor of Health Science
BA-HSCPROF Bachelor of Health Science (Professional)
BB-HSCBUS Bachelor of Health Science / Bachelor of Business
BB-HSCMCMN Bachelor of Health Science / Bachelor of Media and Communication
BB-HSCSCI Bachelor of Health Science / Bachelor of Science