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Design of Experiments

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Spring Term 2018

Admitted to the course

Here you will find everything you need to know before the course starts.

About the course

In many industrial applications, one is interested in how a response variable is affected by changes in a number of factors. By systematically varying the factor levels one can find the optimum of the response variable in a cost-effective way. This course covers the theory of the most common tools for systematic design of experiments and methods for the statistical analysis of experimental data. Special emphasis is placed on full and fractional two-level factorial designs. Methods for the analysis of response surfaces with associated designs are included, as well as strategies for sequential experimental design. Finally, robust design and split-plot experiments are covered. To assist in determining experimental designs and analyzing data, appropriate statistical software is used throughout the course.

Application and eligibility

Design of Experiments, 7.5 hp

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Starts

Lectures begin on week starting 19 March 2018

Ends

Lectures end during the week of 28 May 2018

Study location

Umeå

Language

English (upon request)

Type of studies

Daytime, 50%

Required Knowledge

The course requires 90 hp including courses in Mathematical Statistics, minimum 15 ECTS or courses in Statistics, minimum 75 ECTS and in both cases a course in Basic Calculus, 7,5 ECTC. Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English A/5. Where the language of instruction is Swedish, applicants must prove proficiency in Swedish to the level required for basic eligibility for higher studies.

 

Selection

Guaranteed place 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

UMU-58301

Application

Application deadline was 16 October 2017. Please note: This second application round is intended only for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens. Submit a late application at Universityadmissions.se.

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.

Application fee

SEK900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK16,875

Total fee

SEK16,875

Contact us

Contactperson for the course is: Study counselor Lars-Daniel Öhman

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Course is given by
Dept of Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics