MTTTP1 Introduction to statistics 5 ECTS
Organised by
Degree Programme in Mathematics and Statistics
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
School of Information Sciences
Curricula 2015 – 2017

Learning outcomes

The student can independently perform a small-scale empirical study with a software appropriate for the situation using methods of descriptive statistics and statistical inference described on the course. The student understands the requirements for use of the methods and their theoretical background. The student can acquire research data suitable for the course, can describe the variables of the data using distributions and statistics, can narrow down and select the research problems to be studied and choose methods appropriate for the research problems. The student can perform the necessary analyses and interpret the acquired results. The student can report the research results.

Contents

Statistical research and its phases of work, observation data, measurement, empirical distributions and statistics, dependencies between variables, conditional statistics, scatter plots, contingency tables, basics of statistical inference, use of the SPSS software, empirical project work.

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In Finnish
In English
Option 2
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Exercise(s) 
In Finnish
In English
Written exam 
In Finnish
In English

Evaluation

Numeric 1-5.

Belongs to following study modules

Faculty of Management
Faculty of Management
Faculty of Management
Faculty of Natural Sciences
Faculty of Natural Sciences
Faculty of Natural Sciences
Faculty of Natural Sciences
Faculty of Communication Sciences
Tampere Summer School
2017–2018
Teaching
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
For Open University students only
Faculty of Natural Sciences