APPLIES TO ACADEMIC YEAR 2012/2013
MET 1190 Statistics
Responsible for the course
Jon H Fiva
Department of Economics
According to study plan
Language of instruction
The use of abstract mathematical and statistical models to describe and analyze a complex reality has in many areas proved useful. In this course students are introduced to useful and well established methods that are applicable in practice.
· On completion of the course the students will have developed a critical attitude towards results and the validity of statistical analysis.
Basic skills in mathematics and statistics equivalent to admission requirements for the program.
Newbold, Paul. 2012. Statistics for business and economics. 8th ed. Pearson Education
Learning process and workload
To each lecture there will be exercises and reading assignments. The student must gain knowledge from the material presented in the reading assignments and work through the exercises. Some of the exercises must be solved using Excel. The exam will require that the student has solved the exercises during the semester. Feedback will be given by sample solutions and presentations.
Workload for the student:
A five hour individual exam, concludes the course.
MET 11901 - Written exam, counts 100% towards the final grade in MET 1190 Statistics, 7,5 credits.
Examination support materials
All aids + calculator TEXAS INSTRUMENTS BA II Plus™ are allowed.
Students are encouraged to bring solutions to assignments that has been given trough the semester.
Exam aids at written examiniations are explained under exam information in our web-based Student handbook. Please note use of calculator and dictionary. http://www.bi.edu/studenthandbook/examaids
Re-sit examination is offered every term.