161.120 Introductory Statistics (15 credits)

Applied statistics emphasising applications in the sciences and social sciences. Use of graphs and numbers to summarise and interpret data; data collection with surveys and experiments; elementary probability and sampling distributions to describe variability; inference for means, proportions, contingency tables and regression.

Note(s): Students will need to use approved statistical software for analysis of data. A reasonably fast internet connection is also required for sitting online tests.All students must have a good grounding in basic maths. Not sure? Try our basic numeracy quiz http://mathsfirst.massey.ac.nz/readinessquizzes

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Expected prior learning Requirements help

  • Students should have a good grounding in basic maths. It is strongly recommended that students have achieved a total of at least 20 credits from NCEA Mathematics and Statistics at Level 2. A self-test quiz is available here.

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Year Semester Mode Location
2018 Semester One full semester Internal Manawatu Campus
2018 Semester One full semester Distance
2018 Semester Two full semester Internal Auckland Campus

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