Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

To lay the foundation for all subsequent modules in probability and statistics, by introducing the key notions of mathematical probability and developing the techniques for calculating with probabilities and expectations.

Principal learning outcomes

Understand key notions of mathematical probability including random variables and their distributions.

Timetabled teaching activities

3 lectures/week, 1 tutorial/fortnight, 1 exercise class/week

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
12 CATS (Module code: ST115-12)
D (Assessed/examined work) Assessed Course Work 10%
Examination - Main Summer Exam Period (weeks 4-9) 90%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

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