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ST115 - Introduction to Probability

  • Module code: ST115
  • Module name: Introduction to Probability
  • Department: Statistics
  • Credit: 12

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

To lay the foundation for all subsequent modules in probability and statistics, by introducing the key notions of mathematical probability and developing the techniques for calculating with probabilities and expectations.

Principal learning outcomes

Understand key notions of mathematical probability including random variables and their distributions.

Timetabled teaching activities

3 lectures/week, 1 tutorial/fortnight, 1 exercise class/week

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/statistics/courses/modules/year1/st115

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
12 CATS (Module code: ST115-12)
D (Assessed/examined work) Coursework 10%
  2 hour examination (Summer) 90%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core
  • Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics (BSc MMathStat) (G1G3) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Master of Mathematics,Operational Research,Statistics and Economics (G300) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Data Science (G302) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics (BSc) (GG14) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Mathematics,Operational Research,Statistics and Economics (Y602) - Year 1
Optional Core

N/A

Optional

N/A