MA2506 - Probability and Statistics

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Mathematics
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
For 2011 cohort or before: Nil
For 2012 cohort or after: Grade B or above in MA1201 and subject to approval from MA must be obtained; or
Grade C- or above in MA1301 or
Pass in MA1400 or equivalent
Exclusive Courses:
Course Offering Term*:
Semester B 2015/16
Semester B 2016/17 (Tentative)

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course introduces probability theory and statistical inference. It will help students learn the theoretical basis and practical applications of probability distributions, and understand the theory of statistical inference as developed from the basis of probability. It trains students in thinking and analyzing problems from a probabilistic and statistical point of view.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 30%
Examination: 70%
Examination Duration: 3 hours
Detailed Course Information


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