2018 Summer School Subject List

Statistics (MATH1005)

Faculty: Science
Department: Mathematics and Statistics
Level: Undergraduate
Credit Points: 3

Instructors:
There are no Instructor details available for this course.

Contacts:
(1)  Maths Contact  - maths.schooloffice@sydney.edu.au

Start Date: 11 Jan 2018 
End Date: 19 Feb 2018 
Capacity: 120 
Status: Places available 
Applications Open: 03 Oct 2017 
Applications Close: 08 Dec 2017 
Census date: 02 Feb 2018 
On-time withdrawals close: 02 Feb 2018 
Available to audit: Yes
Open to HSC graduates?: Yes

Prerequisites:

  1. Prohibitions - 

    MATH1905, MATH1015, STAT1022, ECMT1010, ENVX1001, BUSS1020

  2. Assumed Knowledge: - 

    HSC Mathematics

Description

In a data-rich world, global citizens need to problem solve with data, and evidence based decision-making is essential is every field of research and work.

This unit equips you with the foundational statistical thinking to become a critical consumer of data. You will learn to think analytically about data and to evaluate the validity and accuracy of any conclusions drawn.

Focusing on statistical literacy, the unit covers foundational statistical concepts, including the design of experiments, exploratory data analysis, sampling and tests of significance.

Assessment

Quizzes, assignments, participation, 1.5hr exam

Timetable

Start Date: 11 Jan 2018     End Date: 19 Feb 2018

Lectures

Mon (19th Feb only) 14:00 - 16:00

Thurs 14:00 - 16:00

Fri 14:00 - 16:00

Computer Class

Mon (19th Feb only) 16:00 - 18:00

Thurs 16:00 - 18:00

Fri 16:00 - 18:00

Final Exam

Mon 26th Feb, 13:50 start (1.5hr exam & 10mins reading time)

Venues:

Lectures: Carslaw Lecture Theatre 273

Tutorials:

Group 1: Carslaw Comp Lab 705 - 706

Group 2: Carslaw Comp Lab 610 - 611

Texts

MC Phipps and MP Quine, A Primer in Statistics, Prentice-Hall