Module Catalogues

Exploring the World Through Data

Module Title Exploring the World Through Data
Module Level Level 0
Module Credits 2.50

Aims and Fit of Module

Data in the real world are dynamic and sometimes messy. This complexity can intimidate students who are new to math and statistics – but it’s also what makes statistics interesting. This module aims to introduce topics in statistics and to describe and discuss the potential scope of their applications.

Learning outcomes

A	Describe statistical data.
B	Understand basic probability theory.
C	Perform simple goodness-to-fit tests.

Method of teaching and learning

Course content will be delivered primarily via standard lectures that will be accompanied by suitable lecture handouts (also available on LMO). Tutorials will be given as a platform to address any specific question or issue from individual students.