Undergraduate Course: Statistics (Yr 3) (MATH09022)
|School||School of Mathematics
||College||College of Science and Engineering
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 9 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||Summary statistics, sampling distributions, hypothesis testing, interval estimation, analysis of categorical data, ANOVA and regression. The computer program R will be introduced through a two-hour practical around the middle of the course. Its use will be supported with examples in lectures and tutorials with supplementary material on the course website.
Summary statistics, sampling distributions, hypothesis testing, interval estimation, analysis of categorical data, ANOVA and regression. The computer program R will be introduced through a two-hour practical around the middle of the course. Its use will be supported with examples in lectures and tutorials with supplementary material on the course website.
Information for Visiting Students
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2015/16, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 20,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 5,
Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 2,
Summative Assessment Hours 2,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Coursework 25%, Examination 75%
||Hours & Minutes
|Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)||MATH09022 Statistics (Year 3)||2:00|
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Knowledge of common statistical procedures, and their implementation in a statistical package.
- Understanding of randomness and, in particular, sampling distributions.
- Ability to conduct simple inferential procedures and to exercise diagnostic and interpretative skills.
- Ability to fit, criticise and predict from simple linear regression,one-way classification models and cross-classifications.
- Ability to interpret test statistics and significance probabilities.
|Recommended but not essential:|
(1)Statistics, Principles and Methods Richard A Johnson, 6th International Edition £181.99 ISBN: 9780470505779
See the following links:
ebook rental (360 days) £30.00:
(2) Clarke, G. M. and Cooke D. (2004) A basic course in statistics. 5th revised
edition. London : John Wiley and Sons Ltd. (QA276.12 Cla, on reserve in
the Darwin Library); referred to as C&C. Available online from Blackwells
for £32.99; search using the ISBN 9780470973875 or http://bookshop.blackwell.co.uk/jsp/id/A_Basic_Course_in_Statistics/9780470973875
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Prof Ruth King
Tel: (0131 6)50 5947
|Course secretary||Mr Thomas Robinson
Tel: (0131 6)50 4885
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