University of Sussex Business School

Introduction to Statistics (L1025)

Introduction to Statistics

Module L1025

Module details for 2022/23.

15 credits

FHEQ Level 4

Module Outline

This module provides an introduction to the statistical techniques used in economics, and includes computer-based applications. Topics covered include summarising and plotting data, basic probability theory, hypothesis testing,correlation analysis, and bivariate and multiple regression analysis. You are introduced in greater detail to the EXCEL
spreadsheet package, which you will use for your assessed modulework.

Module learning outcomes

Use appropriate statistical methods to interpret data

Apply appropriate statistical methods to analyse data

Communicate accurately the results and conclusions of analysis.

Computer Based ExamSemester 2 Assessment70.00%
Coursework components. Weighted as shown below.
TestT2 Week 6 (1 hour)100.00%

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
Spring SemesterSeminar1 hour01111111111
Spring SemesterSeminar1 hour00110101110
Spring SemesterLecture2 hours11111111111

How to read the week pattern

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

Dr Julie Litchfield

Convenor, Assess convenor

Mr Nicolo Tamberi

Assess convenor

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