STA2020S - Applied Statistics

24 credits at NQF level 6

Entry Requirements:

STA1000S or STA1006S or STA1007S or STA1008F/S and

Course Outline:

This is designed to extend the student’s basic knowledge, acquired in STA1000F/S/P/L. The emphasis of the course is on applying statistical methods and modelling techniques to data rather than focusing on the mathematical rigour underpinning these methods. Topics covered include: Analysis of variance and experimental design; revision and extension of simple linear regression; multiple regression; time series analysis; and non-parametric statistics. Students will continue to analyse data using Excel.