Syllabus, Bachelor's level, 2ST063
- Education cycle
- First cycle
- Main field(s) of study and in-depth level
- Statistics G1N
- Grading system
- Fail (U), Pass (G), Pass with distinction (VG)
- Finalised by
- The Faculty Board of Social Sciences, 22 January 2007
- Responsible department
- Department of Statistics
Specific entry requirements 4. The requirements have been reduced compared with the original specific entry requirements.
After completion the course, a student is expected to:
- have knowledge about basic concepts and views in the statistics
- have basic theoretical knowledge in probability theory and inference that is the foundation for statistical methods.
- own ability to apply statistical methods for collection, processing and analysis of quantitative and qualitative data particularly such linked to the field of Economy, Business and Social Science
- be able to review research reports and conclusions critically based on statistical data
- be able to present results of statistical studies
- be able to use some standard program for computer processing of statistical data.
Graphical descriptive methods and numerical descriptive measures. Data collection and sampling methods. Elementary probability theory, discrete and continuous probability distributions. Sampling distributions. Introduction to estimation. Introduction to parametric and non-parametric hypothesis test. Analysis of relationship between variables.
Teaching is given in the form of plenary lectures supplemented by lessons and computer introduction in small groups. In all, teaching 6-10 is given hours a week.
The examination takes place both through a written examination at the end of the course and through a number compulsory assignments.
The course can not be included in a higher education qualification where the course, A8, Statistics for economics is included.
- Reading list valid from Spring 2020
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- Reading list valid from Autumn 2015, version 2
- Reading list valid from Autumn 2015, version 1
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- Reading list valid from Spring 2013
- Reading list valid from Autumn 2012
- Reading list valid from Autumn 2010, version 2
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- Reading list valid from Autumn 2007