STATS11119T (HAM)
Statistics for Science
15 Points
Staff
Convenor(s)
Paul Brown
5279
G.3.30
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paul.brown@waikato.ac.nz

Lecturer(s)
Paul Brown
5279
G.3.30
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paul.brown@waikato.ac.nz

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Paper Description
Paper Structure
Contact Hours: Three lectures and one tutorial each week.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the course should be able to:
Assessment
Assessment Components
The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0. There is no final exam.
Required and Recommended Readings
Recommended Readings
Mind on Statistics by Utts & Heckard
Modern Statistics; a graphical introduction By Don McNeil
Elementary Statistics Using Excel by Mario Triola
Other Resources
Paper Resources:
The course notes booklet will be available online, and for purchase from Waikato Print. The booklet also contains practical exercises. This booklet is an integral component of the paper and it is highly recommended that students purchase it. Note that additional material may also be covered in class.Online Support
Workload
Students should expect to spend about 1520 hours per week on this paper. This includes the six lecture hours and the twohour tutorial mentioned above.
Linkages to Other Papers
Prerequisite(s)
Prerequisite papers: Admission to the BSc; or MATH168, or MATHS168; or 18 credits at Level 2 in NCEA Mathematics; or 14 credits at Level 3 in Statistics, Calculus or Mathematics.
Restriction(s)
Restricted papers: STAT111, STAT121, STAT160 and STATS121