Statistics 220

Module code STK 220
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Module content

Multivariate probability distributions. Sampling distributions and the central limit theorem. Frequentist and Bayesian inference. Statistical learning and decision theory. Simulation techniques enhancing statistical thinking. Supervised learning:  linear regression, estimation and inference. Non-parametric modelling. Supporting mathematical concepts. Statistical algorithms. Statistical concepts are demonstrated and interpreted through practical coding and simulation within a data science framework.

Module credits 20.00
NQF Level 06
Service modules Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Faculty of Humanities
Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Prerequisites STK 210 GS
Contact time 1 practical per week, 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Statistics
Period of presentation Semester 2

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