University of Sussex Business School

Mathematical Statistics (L1079)

Mathematical Statistics

Module L1079

Module details for 2022/23.

15 credits

FHEQ Level 6

Module Outline

This is a theory module that examines sampling distributions, inference, joint distributions, maximum likelihood estimation and the classical testing principles relating to the likelihood ratio tests, wald and LM (or score) tests.

Module learning outcomes

Be able to use the power of abstraction to focus upon the essential features of an economic problem and to provide a systematic framework for the coherent and critical evaluation of the effects of policy or other exogenous events.

Have displayed a knowledge of sources and content of economic information and data, and appreciate their use in research

Have demonstrated the ability to carry out self-directed study and research, understand the limitations and be able to comment upon research outputs.

Have learnt to devise and sustain economic ideas, concepts and arguments using means of communication appropriate to the audience and the problem at issue.

Computer Based ExamSemester 1 Assessment100.00%

Submission deadlines may vary for different types of assignment/groups of students.


Coursework components (if listed) total 100% of the overall coursework weighting value.

TermMethodDurationWeek pattern
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Autumn SemesterLecture1 hour11111111111

How to read the week pattern

The numbers indicate the weeks of the term and how many events take place each week.

Mrs Bridget Kauma

Assess convenor

Dr Adnan Fakir


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