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# STAT10050

#### Practical Statistics (STAT10050)

Subject:
Statistics & Actuarial Science
College:
Science
School:
Mathematics & Statistics
Level:
1 (Introductory)
Credits:
5
Module Coordinator:
Dr Conor Finnegan
Trimester:
Autumn and Spring (separate)
Mode of Delivery:
Blended
Internship Module:
No

Curricular information is subject to change.

This module focusses on practical statistics and computation in real-world scenarios. Students will cover:
- How statistics are used
- How to turn data into information
- How to create statistical graphics
- How to obtain data from surveys and designed experiments
- Probability theory and random variables
The module is run through short, video-based lectures, which students are expected to watch every week. Contact with the lecturer and tutors is through the live computer labs run every week from week 3. In the computer labs, students will learn how to use analyse and visualise data in the R statistical computing language.

###### Learning Outcomes:

On completion of the module students will be able to:
- Summarise and present statistical data to non-specialists
- Create statistical graphics in R
- Point out flaws and benefits of different data collection methods
- Determine suitable probability distributions for certain types of data

###### Indicative Module Content:

Anticipated content:
What is statistics?
Turning data into information
Statistical graphics
Surveys
Experiments & observational studies
Relationships between variables
Probability
Random variables
Sampling distributions
Confidence Intervals

###### Student Effort Hours:
Student Effort Type Hours
Tutorial

0

Computer Aided Lab

24

Autonomous Student Learning

75

Online Learning

24

Total

123

###### Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Lectures, tutorials, enquiry and problem-based learning.
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Learning Requirements:

Students should have studied Irish Leaving Certificate, or similar, Mathematics with a statistics component.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Incompatibles:
MATH10250 - Intro Calculus for Engineers , STAT10020 - ExplDataAnalysis&IntroStatInfo, STAT20080 - Regression & ANOVA, STAT20090 - Stat Infer & Good of Fit

Students in Stage 2, 3 or 4 taking a degree in Actuarial & Financial Studies are not eligible to take this module if they have not taken it already.

Assessment Strategy
Description Timing Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade In Module Component Repeat Offered
Exam (In-person): Final 2 Hour Exam End of trimester
Duration:
2 hr(s)
Alternative linear conversion grade scale 40% No

50

No
Exam (In-person): Two lab exams during scheduled computer labs Week 6, Week 12 Alternative linear conversion grade scale 40% No

30

No
Quizzes/Short Exercises: Weekly online lecture and lab quizzes Week 2, Week 3, Week 4, Week 5, Week 6, Week 7, Week 8, Week 9, Week 10, Week 11, Week 12 Alternative linear conversion grade scale 40% No

20

No

Carry forward of passed components
No

Remediation Type Remediation Timing
Repeat Within Two Trimesters
###### Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Group/class feedback, post-assessment

###### How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Not yet recorded.

Statistics (4th International Ed) by Robert Heckard and Jessica Utts
Name Role
Dr Nuria Garcia Ordiales Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr Garrett Greene Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr Emma Howard Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Ms Hannah Kane Tutor
Kseniia Maksimova Tutor
Mr Matt Nagle Tutor
Dr Fabian Ofurum Tutor
Yinshen Xu Tutor
Timetabling information is displayed only for guidance purposes, relates to the current Academic Year only and is subject to change.
Autumn Practical Offering 1 Week(s) - Autumn: Weeks 2-12 Mon 10:00 - 10:50
Autumn Practical Offering 1 Week(s) - Autumn: Weeks 2-12 Tues 14:00 - 14:50
Autumn Practical Offering 2 Week(s) - Autumn: Weeks 2-12 Mon 10:00 - 10:50
Autumn Practical Offering 2 Week(s) - Autumn: Weeks 2-12 Wed 13:00 - 13:50
Autumn Practical Offering 3 Week(s) - Autumn: Weeks 2-12 Fri 12:00 - 12:50
Autumn Practical Offering 3 Week(s) - Autumn: Weeks 2-12 Mon 10:00 - 10:50
Autumn Practical Offering 4 Week(s) - Autumn: Weeks 2-12 Mon 13:00 - 13:50
Autumn Practical Offering 4 Week(s) - Autumn: Weeks 2-12 Tues 14:00 - 14:50
Autumn Practical Offering 5 Week(s) - Autumn: Weeks 2-12 Mon 13:00 - 13:50
Autumn Practical Offering 5 Week(s) - Autumn: Weeks 2-12 Wed 13:00 - 13:50
Autumn Practical Offering 6 Week(s) - Autumn: Weeks 2-12 Fri 12:00 - 12:50
Autumn Practical Offering 6 Week(s) - Autumn: Weeks 2-12 Mon 13:00 - 13:50
Autumn Practical Offering 7 Week(s) - Autumn: Weeks 2-12 Mon 15:00 - 15:50
Autumn Practical Offering 7 Week(s) - Autumn: Weeks 2-12 Tues 14:00 - 14:50
Autumn Practical Offering 8 Week(s) - Autumn: Weeks 2-12 Mon 15:00 - 15:50
Autumn Practical Offering 8 Week(s) - Autumn: Weeks 2-12 Wed 13:00 - 13:50
Autumn Practical Offering 9 Week(s) - Autumn: Weeks 2-12 Fri 12:00 - 12:50
Autumn Practical Offering 9 Week(s) - Autumn: Weeks 2-12 Mon 15:00 - 15:50
Autumn Practical Offering 10 Week(s) - Autumn: Weeks 2-12 Mon 10:00 - 10:50
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Autumn Practical Offering 12 Week(s) - Autumn: Weeks 2-12 Mon 15:00 - 15:50
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Autumn Practical Offering 13 Week(s) - Autumn: Weeks 2-12 Mon 10:00 - 10:50
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Autumn Practical Offering 15 Week(s) - Autumn: Weeks 2-12 Wed 13:00 - 13:50
Autumn Practical Offering 16 Week(s) - Autumn: Weeks 2-12 Fri 12:00 - 12:50
Autumn Practical Offering 16 Week(s) - Autumn: Weeks 2-12 Mon 10:00 - 10:50
Spring Practical Offering 1 Week(s) - 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33 Fri 09:00 - 09:50
Spring Practical Offering 1 Week(s) - 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33 Mon 15:00 - 15:50
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