# ST112 - Probability (Part B)

• Module code: ST112
• Module name: Probability (Part B)
• Department: Statistics
• Credit: 6

## Module content and teaching

###### Principal aims

This course aims to introduce the concept of probability as quantified uncertainty, to give a critique of the frequentist interpretation of probability and to provide the basic knowledge necessary to pursue further study in probability and statistics.

###### Principal learning outcomes

By the end of the course students should: have acquired knowledge of the definition of a random variable and have met and manipulated some standard distributions; be able to calculate and manipulate expectations, covariances and generating functions; be able to manipulate standard continuous distributions; be able to apply the above in various settings.

###### Timetabled teaching activities

3 hours per week, plus 2 hours of tutorials

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/statistics/courses/modules/year1/st111

## Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
6 CATS (Module code: ST112-6)
D (Assessed/examined work) Coursework 10%
1 hour examination (Summer) 90%
D2 (Assessed/examined work) Problem Set 1 5%
Problem Set 2 5%
1 hour examination (Summer) 90%

## Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

###### Core
• Undergraduate Mathematics and Economics (GL11) - Year 1
• Undergraduate Mathematics and Economics (with Intercalated Year) (GL12) - Year 1

N/A

###### Optional
• Undergraduate Mathematics and Physics (MMathPhys) (FG31) - Year 1
• Undergraduate Mathematics and Physics (BSc MMathPhys) (FG33) - Year 1
• Undergraduate Mathematics (BSc) (G100) - Year 1
• Undergraduate Mathematics with Intercalated Year (G101) - Year 1
• Undergraduate Mathematics (MMath) (G103) - Year 1
• Undergraduate Mathematics (MMath) with Study in Europe (G106) - Year 1
• Undergraduate Mathematics and Business Studies (with Intercalated Year) (G1N2) - Year 1
• Undergraduate Discrete Mathematics (G4G1) - Year 1
• Undergraduate Discrete Mathematics (G4G3) - Year 1
• Undergraduate Mathematics and Physics (BSc) (GF13) - Year 1
• Undergraduate Mathematics and Philosophy with Intercalated Year (GV18) - Year 1