Economics

Introduction to Statistics

Module code: L1025
Level 4
15 credits in spring teaching
Teaching method: Seminar, Lecture
Assessment modes: Coursework, Unseen examination

You study the statistical techniques used in economics, and computer-based applications.

You study topics including:

  • summarising and plotting data
  • basic probability theory
  • hypothesis testing
  • correlation analysis
  • bivariate and multiple regression analysis.

You learn how to use EXCEL,which you will use for your assessed module work.

Module learning outcomes

  • Have demonstrated a knowledge of quantitative techniques appropriate to the study of economics
  • Have displayed a knowledge of sources and content of economic information and data
  • Have demonstrated the ability to carry out self-directed study and research