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Introduction to Statistical Methods 7,5 Credits

Course Contents

Some major topics covered in this course are:
• Descriptive statistics
• Random variables
• The normal distribution
• Sampling and sampling distributions
• Confidence intervals
• Hypothesis testing

Connection to Research and Practice
This course covers essential statistical topics necessary to understand any research reports and/or articles. The students learn to compile, calculate summary measures, and present different types of data. The aim is also to provide the ability to make simpler probability calculations and, based on statistical assessments draw conclusions about unknown characteristics of different types of populations. The lectures and exercises provided involves many practical examples, and the computer assignment consists of applying the skills and abilities learned throughout the course to real-world data; presenting and evaluating different types of data and to infer properties of populations parameters, e.g., testing hypotheses and deriving estimates.

Prerequisites

General entry requirements and Mathematics 3b or 3c, Civics 1b or 1a1 and 1a2. Or: English B, Mathematics C and Civics A and required grade Passed or international equivalent.

Level of Education: Undergraduate
Course code/Ladok code: JITG12
The course is conducted at: Jönköping International Business School

Upcoming course occasions

Type of course
Program
Study type
Campus
Semester
Autumn 2022: Aug 22 - Oct 30
Rate of Study
50%
Language
English
Location
Jönköping
Time
Day
Examiner
Toni Duras
Course coordinator
Toni Duras
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
12500kr
Syllabus
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Application code
HJ-J2112
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