Academic Year:  2017/8 
Owning Department/School:  Department of Mathematical Sciences 
Credits:  6 [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] 
Notional Study Hours:  120 
Level:  Honours (FHEQ level 6) 
Period: 
 Semester 2

Assessment Summary:  CW 100% 
Assessment Detail: 
 Coursework 1 (CW 32%)
 Coursework 2 (CW 32%)
 Coursework 3 (CW 36%)

Supplementary Assessment: 
 Likeforlike reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
 Likeforlike reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)

Requisites: 
Before or while taking this module you must take MA30084

Description:
 Aims: To complement MA30084 with practical applications of generalised linear models thorough analysis of reallife statistical problems.
Learning Outcomes On completing the course, students should be able to
* formulate a problem and carry out an exploratory data analysis;
* apply the theory of linear and generalised linear models to real data;
* use R for all aspects of data analysis;
* present results in a suitable style.
Content: Application of linear models and generalised linear models to practical problems and implementation in R.
Formulating statistical problems. Choosing an appropriate method of analysis, modelbuilding, verification of assumptions. Working with reallife data. Presentation of results in an appropriate format.
Application of the above through tackling a variety of reallife statistical problems.

Programme availability: 
MA30091 is Compulsory on the following programmes:
Department of Mathematical Sciences
 USMAAFB05 : BSc(Hons) Statistics (Year 3)
 USMAAAB06 : BSc(Hons) Statistics with Study year abroad (Year 4)
 USMAAKB06 : BSc(Hons) Statistics with Year long work placement (Year 4)
MA30091 is Optional on the following programmes:
Department of Economics
 UHESAFB04 : BSc(Hons) Economics and Mathematics (Year 3)
Department of Mathematical Sciences
 TSMAAFM08 : MSc Modern Applications of Mathematics
 TSMAAWM14 : MSc Modern Applications of Mathematics
 USMAAFB15 : BSc(Hons) Mathematical Sciences (Year 3)
 USMAAAB16 : BSc(Hons) Mathematical Sciences with Study year abroad (Year 4)
 USMAAKB16 : BSc(Hons) Mathematical Sciences with Year long work placement (Year 4)
 USMAAFB13 : BSc(Hons) Mathematics (Year 3)
 USMAAAB14 : BSc(Hons) Mathematics with Study year abroad (Year 4)
 USMAAKB14 : BSc(Hons) Mathematics with Year long work placement (Year 4)
 USMAAFM14 : MMath(Hons) Mathematics (Year 3)
 USMAAFM14 : MMath(Hons) Mathematics (Year 4)
 USMAAAM15 : MMath(Hons) Mathematics with Study year abroad (Year 4)
 USMAAKM15 : MMath(Hons) Mathematics with Year long work placement (Year 4)
 USMAAKM15 : MMath(Hons) Mathematics with Year long work placement (Year 5)
 USMAAFB01 : BSc(Hons) Mathematics and Statistics (Year 3)
 USMAAAB02 : BSc(Hons) Mathematics and Statistics with Study year abroad (Year 4)
 USMAAKB02 : BSc(Hons) Mathematics and Statistics with Year long work placement (Year 4)
