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Introduction to Statistics

Whether you’re headed into the social sciences, looking to work in IT, or just really love studying maths, studying statistics is for you.

Stats is used to underpin investigations, create, collate and test data, examine theories and demonstrate patterns.

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Statistics highlights

  • Undertake independent statistical investigations.
  • Test a hypothesis and interpret the results.
  • Explore sampling and collect data.

Statistics specialisations

  • Understand the applications of different sampling methods.
  • Examine probability distributions.
  • Use data to problem solve and inform decision making.

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