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Statistics for Business and Economics

  • Number of credits 15 Credits
  • Level Bachelor's level
  • Starting Spring Term 2021

About the course

Large amounts of data and information are collected everywhere in society; by companies, authorities, and organizations. To understand our world and to analyze and interpret these large amounts of data, statistical methods are needed. Statistics is a science that involves asking questions and answering them in a scientific way.

The course Statistics for Business and Economics provides basic knowledge in statistics. The course consists of four modules:

Module 1: Basic Statistics 1 (7 credits)
Module 2: Written assignment on Basic Statistics 1 (2,5 credits)
Module 3: Basic Statistics 2 (4 credits)
Module 4: Written assignment on Basic Statistics 2 (1,5 credits)

Application and eligibility

Statistics for Business and Economics, 15 hp

Visa tillfällen för föregående termin Spring Term 2021 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen


18 January 2021


23 March 2021

Study location




Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

English B, Mathematics C, Social Science A. Or: English 6, Mathematics 3b / 3c, Social Science 1b / 1a1+1a2


Results - National university aptitude test - 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



The online application opens 15 September 2020 at 13:00 CET. Application deadline is 15 October 2020.

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


Tuition fee, first instalment


Total fee


Contact us

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Contact persons for the course are:
Study advisor, Department of Statistics, Umeå School of Business, Economics and Statistics