# ST219 - Mathematical Statistics Part B

• Module code: ST219
• Module name: Mathematical Statistics Part B
• Department: Statistics
• Credit: 12

## Module content and teaching

###### Principal aims

To introduce the major ideas of statistical inference with an emphasis on likelihood methods of estimation and testing.

###### Principal learning outcomes

Understand the main notions of statistical inference including a (parametrized) statistical model, an estimator and its sampling distribution and hypothesis tests. Be able to calculate maximum likelihood estimators in a variety of examples. Be able to use likelihood rations to construct hypothesis tets in a variety of examples including the classical t and F tests. Be able to derive properties of sampling distributions of esimators in a variety of examples.

###### Timetabled teaching activities

30 hours of lectures, 5 hours of tutorials.

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/statistics/courses/modules/year2/st219

## Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
12 CATS (Module code: ST219-12)
D (Assessed/examined work) Assessed Course Work 10%
Examination - Main Summer Exam Period (weeks 4-9) 90%

## Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

###### Core
• Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics (BSc MMathStat) (G1G3) - Year 2
• Undergraduate Master of Mathematics,Operational Research,Statistics and Economics (G300) - Year 2
• Undergraduate Data Science (G302) - Year 2
• Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics (BSc) (GG14) - Year 2
• Undergraduate Mathematics,Operational Research,Statistics and Economics (Y602) - Year 2

N/A

###### Optional
• Undergraduate Discrete Mathematics (G4G1) - Year 2
• Undergraduate Discrete Mathematics (G4G3) - Year 2
• Undergraduate Mathematics and Economics (GL11) - Year 3
• Undergraduate Mathematics and Economics (with Intercalated Year) (GL12) - Year 4