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STATISTICS

(see also Mathematics Sciences) NOTE(S): FOR ALL COURSES WHICH ARE EXAMINED IN PART BY CONTINUOUS ASSESSMENT STUDENTS MAY IN EXCEPTIONAL CASES BE REQUIRED TO ATTEND AND ORAL EXAMINATION

> Level 1
ST 1506
UNDERSTANDING DATA
CREDIT POINTS 15

Course Co-ordinator: Dr C Lopez

Pre-requisite(s): S or GCSE in Mathematics.

Basic data handling, summarisation and visualisation graphical displays, tabulation, cleaning data, presentation. An introduction to probability distributions Random Sampling. The concepts of confidence intervals and hypothesis testing with simple examples. Relationships correlation and regression.

3 one-hour lectures, 1 one-hour tutorial/computer practical per week.

1st Attempt: 1 two-hour written examination (70%); in-course assessment (30%).

Resit: 1 two-hour written examination paper (maximum of (100%) resit and (70%) resit with (30%) in-course assessment).

Formative Assessment and Feedback Information

Homework given out weekly is discussed in tutorials.

In-course assessment will be marked and feedback provided to the students.

Informal feedback at computer practicals.