Level of study First Year
Credit value 10
Pre-requisite modules None
Other pre-requisites Co-requisite - Analytical Techniques for Business and IT (A) - 25277
The role of this module is to develop skills that students will require elsewhere on the programme and in business. The module consists of the following:
Semester 2 is an introduction to Statistics: Descriptive statistics and frequency distributions. Discrete probability distributions; Continuous distributions: the Normal and exponential distribution. Interval estimation. Simple hypothesis testing. Correlation and simple regression.
Also included is the use of relevant Excel functions and routines.
Teaching and learning methods
Lectures: 2 hours weekly; Classes\drop-in tutorials: two hours weekly, and occasional Excel computer sessions.