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ST903 - Statistical Methods

  • Module code: ST903
  • Module name: Statistical Methods
  • Department: Statistics
  • Credit: 15

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The module content will include a thorough grounding in classical methods of statistical inference with an introduction to selected more recent developments in statistical methodology. Since MSc students have different background knowledge in statistics we start afresh.

Principal learning outcomes

At the end of the course you will have a solid background in basic statistics and knowledge at an advanced level in some areas.

Timetabled teaching activities

3 hours per week for 10 weeks

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Other essential notes

Core module for Statistics MSC Taught.

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
15 CATS (Module code: ST903-15)
D (Assessed/examined work) Coursework 10%
  2 hour examination (January) 90%
D1 (Assessed/examined work) Assignment 2 5%
  Assignment 1 5%
  Exam 90%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

  • Postgraduate Taught Statistics (G4P1) - Year 1
Optional Core