MET 3431 Statistics
APPLIES TO ACADEMIC YEAR 2012/2013

MET 3431 Statistics Responsible for the course Njål Foldnes Department Department of Economics Term According to study plan ECTS Credits 7,5 Language of instruction Norwegian Introduction This is a basic course in statistics. Main themes are descriptive statistics and statistical inference. In addition some emphasis is placed on acquiring basic skills in mathematics.
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Prerequisites None. Compulsory reading Books: Triola, Mario F. 2011. Essentials of statistics. 4th ed. AddisonWesley Recommended reading Books: Ubøe, Jan. 2012. Statistikk for økonomifag. 4. utg. Gyldendal Course outline
Computerbased tools SAS JMP is used as a teaching tool. Learning process and workload The course consists of 48 hours of lectures, including 10 hours of demonstration of statistical software. The problems studied in class and given as homework assignments will serve as a basis for the final examination. Work requirement: In the course of the semester 8 mandatory multiplechoice assignments will be given. These are submitted on It's Learning. Each assignment is assessed as either pass or fail. The student needs at least 5 passes in order to take the final exam. Outline of workload for a student:
Elearning The elearning platform It’s Learning is used by the elearning centre to administrate the mandatory exercises, and make students able to communicate with each other and the lecturer. Module sessions are carried out at the beginning of the semester and before examinations. The elearning students are also offered a study guide that is an educational guide to the syllabus. Outline of workload for a student:
Coursework requirements The students must have passed five of the eight multiplechoice tests in order to take the exam. Examination A five hour individual written exam concludes the course. Examination code(s) MET 34311 Examination that accounts for 100 % of the grade in MET 3431 Statistics, 7,5 ECTS credits.. Examination support materials All support materials and calculator TEXAS INSTRUMENTS BA II Plus™ are allowed. Examination support materials at written examinations are specified under exam information in our webbased Student Handbook. Please note theuse of calculator and dictionary. http://www.bi.edu/studenthandbook/examaids Resit examination A resit examination is offered every term. Students that have not passed five of the mandatory eight multiplechoice assignments must retake the exercises in connection with the next scheduled course and must pass five of the eight submitted multiplechoice assignments. Students that have not passed the written exam can retake the exam in the next semester. Additional information 
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