Postgraduate Course: Statistical Research Skills (MATH11188)
|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
|Summary||The course will prepare MSc Statistics students for their dissertations providing experience of research-related techniques and skills.
Topics to be covered within the course may include:
- Presentation and writing skills.
- Data analytic pipeline.
- Critical statistical thinking.
- Data science ethics.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2023/24, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 10,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 10,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Demonstrate confidence in their communication skills.
- Understand and apply a statistical approach to a problem.
- Apply critical statistical thinking.
- Be confident that they are prepared for their summer dissertations.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||This course is only available to students enrolled on the 'MSc Statistics with Data Science' and 'MSc Statistics and Operational Research' degree programmes.
|Course organiser||Dr Torben Sell
|Course secretary||Miss Gemma Aitchison
Tel: (0131 6)50 9268