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ST219 - Mathematical Statistics Part B

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

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

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.

Departmental link

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) 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 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
Optional Core

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