Topics will be chosen from: basic probability theory; introduction to random variables and expectation; joint distributions, correlation and linear combinations of random variables; introductory estimation and hypothesis testing; nonparametric methods; one-way analysis of variance; linear regression; goodness of fit tests and contingency tables. The statistical software R will be used.
Taught by the School of Maths Statistics & Operations Research, part of the Faculty of Science
Course outline for 2014 available week 1 of the trimester.
Course outline 2013 ( 73 KB). All PDF documents require Acrobat Reader.
Internal assessment 30%, final examination 70%
Teaching dates 2nd March 2015 - 5th April 2015
Teaching dates 20th April 2015 - 7th June 2015