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Basic Statistics, 2nd Course

  • Number of credits 15 Credits
  • Level Bachelor's level
  • Starting Spring Term 2018

About the course

Further models and techniques are introduced in probability theory and statistical inference. The course also gives an introduction into statistical quality control and statistical decision theory.
In the second part, statistical surveys are studied in theory and practise. The main emphasis is on concepts and applications. Errors in statistical surveys and their effects on the results of the survey are studied. A critical view towards official and other statistic sources is developed.

Application and eligibility

Basic Statistics, 2nd Course, 15 hp

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Spring Term 2018 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen


Lectures begin on week starting 19 March 2018


Lectures end during the week of 28 May 2018

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Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

Univ: Statistics A1 (15 credits) or Statistics for Business and Economics (15 credits) or equivalent.


Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code



Application deadline was 16 October 2017. The application period is closed.

Application and Tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

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