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Module title:Statistical Modelling and Inference
Module codeMTH2006
Module lecturers:Prof David B. Stephenson
Module credits:30

Statistical modelling lies at the heart of modern data analysis, helping us to describe and predict the real world. Statistical inference is the way that we use data and other information to learn about and apply statistical models. In this module, you will learn the theory underpinning modern statistical methods such as fitting normal linear models, evaluating how well they fit the data and taking inferences from it. You will apply the theory using statistical software such as R to analyse and draw conclusions from a range of real-world data sets. Topics covered in the module range from estimators, confidence intervals, design of experiments and hypothesis testing to statistical modelling, regression, inference and comparison of models. Skills developed in the module are taken further in modules such as MTH3012 Advanced Statistical Modelling. Prerequisite module: MTH1004 or equivalent.

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