Introduction to Statistics (in English), Online teaching
75,00 € (15 €/cr)
City Centre Campus
Faculty or school
Faculty of Information Technology and Communication Sciences
Language of instruction
Technology and Natural Sciences
Mode of study
Introduction to Statistics, 5 cr
Language of instruction: English, Finnish
The student can independently perform a small-scale empirical study with a software appropriate for the situation using methods of descriptive statistics and statistical inference described on the course. The student understands the requirements for use of the methods and their theoretical background. The student can acquire research data suitable for the course, can describe the variables of the data using distributions and statistics, can narrow down and select the research problems to be studied and choose methods appropriate for the research problems. The student can perform the necessary analyses and interpret the acquired results. The student can report the research results.
Random and explanatory variables, measures of central tendency and dispersion, frequency tables and empirical distributions, sample correlation coefficient, introduction to propability distributions and normal distribution, basics of statistical inference, introduction to linear regression and analysis of variance, use of statistical software.