# DEGREE REGULATIONS & PROGRAMMES OF STUDY 2015/2016

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# Postgraduate Course: Probability and Statistics (MATH11008)

 School School of Mathematics College College of Science and Engineering Credit level (Normal year taken) SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate) Availability Not available to visiting students SCQF Credits 10 ECTS Credits 5 Summary Axioms of probability, conditional probability, random variables, mean, variance, and covariance. Discrete distributions. Continuous distributions, central limit theorem. Probability and moment generating functions. Sampling distributions. Descriptive statistics; sampling; combinations of means and variances for independent data; normal distribution; binomial distribution; interval estimation and t-tests; analysis of variance; linear models; correlation and regression; prediction and multiple regression; contingency tables. Course description Not entered
 Pre-requisites Co-requisites Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
 Academic year 2015/16, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  None Course Start Block 1 (Sem 1) Timetable Timetable Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 100 ( Lecture Hours 20, Seminar/Tutorial Hours 5, Summative Assessment Hours 3, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 70 ) Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 100 %, Coursework 0 %, Practical Exam 0 % Additional Information (Assessment) See 'Breakdown of Assessment Methods' and 'Additional Notes' above. Feedback Not entered Exam Information Exam Diet Paper Name Hours & Minutes Main Exam Diet S1 (December) Probability and Statistics (MATH11008) 3:00
 Ability to solve simple probability problems; acquaintance with standard distributions. Ability to design and carry out elementary statistical tests of hypotheses and other basic inference procedures.
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 Course URL http://student.maths.ed.ac.uk Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered Keywords PS
 Course organiser Dr Julian Hall Tel: (0131 6)50 5075 Email: J.A.J.Hall@ed.ac.uk Course secretary Mrs Frances Reid Tel: (0131 6)50 4883 Email: f.c.reid@ed.ac.uk
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