Mathematics

MTH3027 - Special Topics in Statistics (2019)

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MODULE TITLESpecial Topics in Statistics CREDIT VALUE15
MODULE CODEMTH3027 MODULE CONVENERUnknown
DURATION: TERM 1 2 3
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DESCRIPTION - summary of the module content
AIMS - intentions of the module

This module provides the opportunity for students to study in depth one or more specialised aspects of statistics which are not covered in other modules. The topic(s) and syllabus for the module will vary from year to year depending upon the lecturer(s) concerned. Topics will reflect particular practical application areas, or recent developments in the subject, or research interests of the lecturer(s).

INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES (ILOs) (see assessment section below for how ILOs will be assessed)
SYLLABUS PLAN - summary of the structure and academic content of the module

The syllabus will depend upon the module topic(s) offered and will be specified in detail by the lecturer(s) and agreed by the module coordinator for any particular year. Material in the syllabus will not significantly overlap with that covered in other modules offered at an equivalent level in the same year. Examples of suitable topics are: • Time series modelling and forecasting • Spatial statistical modelling • Modelling of extreme values • Multivariate analysis • Reliability theory and survival analysis, • Statistical quality control, • Sample survey and experimental design. Other suitable topics may also be offered.

LEARNING AND TEACHING
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Scheduled Learning & Teaching Activities Guided Independent Study Placement / Study Abroad
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ASSESSMENT
FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT - for feedback and development purposes; does not count towards module grade
SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT (% of credit)
Coursework 0 Written Exams 100 Practical Exams
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DETAILS OF RE-ASSESSMENT (where required by referral or deferral)
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INDICATIVE LEARNING RESOURCES - The following list is offered as an indication of the type & level of
information that you are expected to consult. Further guidance will be provided by the Module Convener

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CREDIT VALUE 15 ECTS VALUE 7.5
PRE-REQUISITE MODULES None
CO-REQUISITE MODULES None
NQF LEVEL (FHEQ) 6 AVAILABLE AS DISTANCE LEARNING No
ORIGIN DATE Tuesday 10 July 2018 LAST REVISION DATE Tuesday 10 July 2018
KEY WORDS SEARCH None Defined