Practical Statistics (STAT10050)
Credits 5 Subject Statistics & Actuarial Science
Level 1 School Mathematics and Statistics
Semester   Information Semester One and Two Module Coordinator Professor Andrew Parnell

This module focusses on practical statistics and computation in real-world scenarios. Students will cover:
- How statistics are used
- How to turn data into information
- How to create statistical graphics
- How to obtain data from surveys and designed experiments
- Probability theory and random variables
The module is run through short, video-based lectures, which students are expected to watch every week. Contact with the lecturer and tutors is through the two computer labs run every week from week 3. In the computer labs, students will learn how to use both the Minitab and R statistics packages.








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