Applied Statistics and Probability

This module covers statistical methods to analyse and quantify processes. It will enable learners to model problems using probabilistic and statistical mathematical methods.

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Most modules require a 2.2 degree in a related discipline or equivalent professional experience. Should you have any queries regarding your eligibility, please contact us at

N.B. Students should have undergraduate maths

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to:

1.Apply probability theory to analsye the centrality, dispersion and relationships within and between datasets and distributions. 
2.Apply experimental design and statistical inference to make inferences from data.
3.Analyse the bias and variance of maximum likelihood and Bayesian estimators.
4.Analyse stochastic processes (including Markov processes).
5.Evaluate, select and apply appropriate statistical techniques to problems in the application field of study.
6.Interpret the probability and statistics used in state of the art research publications and reproduce findings.
7.Model an application specific problem with statistics and probability techniques.

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