This paper provides a first course in Statistics for students in the Faculty of Science & Engineering. Microsoft Excel is used throughout. Topics include the presentation of data, elementary probability calculations, principles of experimental design, hypothesis testing and regression.
Official Timetable Information
Admission to the BSc, or
MATH168 Preparatory Mathematics, or
18 credits at Level 2 NCEA Mathematics, or
14 credits at Level 3 NCEA Statistics, Calculus or Mathematics.
Class attendance is expected. The course notes provided are not comprehensive, additional material will be covered in class. You are responsible for all material covered in class.
Contact Hours: Three lectures, one workshop, and one tutorial each week.
The assessment is comprised of two components; your internal work and your final exam. The internal work : final exam ratio will be (1/2):(1/2). However you must achieve at least 40% in both internal work and final exam to achieve a clear pass.
Internal assessment/final examination ratio 1:1
Students are encouraged to purchase the course notes booklet which is available from Campus Print.
Highly Recommended Text: Modern Statistics: A Graphical Introduction by Don McNeil. 2006.
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