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Multivariate Analysis: PRIMER & PERMANOVA Course

 A module in Multivariate Statistics for Ecologists will be offered at UCT as part of the Applied Ocean Sciences Masters Course.  This consists of lectures plus hands-on practical classes in a computer laboratory using the PRIMER and PRIMER + PERMANOVA packages (see

 Assessment consists of an assignment to be completed by 3rd July 2017, using data either provided by the students themselves or the lecturers and a certificate will be issued to those who successfully complete the course.


Lecturers: Drs Lara Atkinson, Laura Blamey, Natasha Karenyi and Dawit Yemane


There is room for a limited number of additional post-graduate students from approved institutions.


Dates: 19th to 30 June 2017; 11h00 – 16h00 daily


Pre-requisite: A BSc degree or equivalent, plus an introductory statistics course.

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Cost of printed manuals: R200

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