University of Technology Sydney

37002 Postgraduate Statistics 1

8cp; 3.5hpw: 2hpw (lecture), 1.5hpw (computer lab)
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.


This subject introduces statistical concepts required in areas such as finance, marketing and survey design. The subject also provides insights into the mathematical foundations of statistics and prepares students for further studies in this area.

Topics covered include descriptive statistics, statistical inference, regression modelling, probability, random variables and their probability distributions, multivariate probability distributions, functions of random variables, estimators and their properties and hypotheses testing. The subject includes the application of topics studied to solve real world problems.

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