Level of study Second Year
Credit value 20
Semester Both. However, it may be possible, on a case by case basis,for a student to study only one worth of material.
Pre-requisite modules 23601,23602,22483
This module presents a parallel development of statistical theory and methods, building on the introductory material in prerequisites Applicable Mathematics 1 and 2. Topics covered include classical linear models, with an introduction to the analysis of variance; basic methods for handling discrete data; further work in the theory of probability distributions; some aspects of the theory of estimation and hypothesis testing. In the computing sessions, the MINITAB package is used to illustrate the application of statistical methods to the analysis of some typical data sets.