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MA50258: Applied statistics

[Page last updated: 13 August 2020]

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2020/1
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: Department of Mathematical Sciences
Further information on credits Credits: 6      [equivalent to 12 CATS credits]
Further information on notional study hours Notional Study Hours: 120
Further information on unit levels Level: Masters UG & PG (FHEQ level 7)
Further information on teaching periods Period:
Semester 2
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: CW 100%
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment:
Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites: Before taking this module you must take XX50215
While taking this module you must take MA50259 AND take MA50260
Description: Aims:
To provide experience in Statistics, from the planning and design of studies, through practical analysis to the reporting of results.

Learning Outcomes:

* Interact with clients to understand the appropriate application of statistical methods to solve practical problems;
* Grasp the "tricks of the trade" in the statistical analysis of data;
* Write and present critical and informative reports of statistical analyses;
* Apply the theory of GLMMs and study design to real data;

Skills:
Problem solving (T, F, A), computing (T, F, A), written communication (F, A)

Content:
Application of generalised linear mixed models in practical situations. Formulating statistical problems. Choosing an appropriate method of analysis, model-building, verification of assumptions. Working with real-life data. Presentation of results in an appropriate format.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

MA50258 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

Department of Computer Science

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