CMIST Short Course :: Introductory :: Basic Maths for Social Statistics
|Dates:||24 October 2014|
|Times:||10:00 - 17:00|
|What is it:||Short course|
|Organiser:||School of Social Sciences|
|How much:||£195, £140 (Price varies contingent on specific criteria. Contact Short Courses Administrator for more information.)|
|Who is it for:||University staff, Adults, Current University students, General public|
The course covers the following essential topics in mathematics: back to basics (percentages, proportions, averages), data and tables, describing and visualising data, measures of spread, transforming data, concepts in algebra and common symbols, geometry of a straight line, limits and continuity, derivatives and more, maximisation in statistics, correlations, vectors and matrices, solving a multivariate regression problem.
There will be exercises and examples of the use of these concepts in mathematics for statistical applications.
The course is designed for those interested in pursuing more advanced courses on statistical methods for the social sciences. Some basic understanding of research methods in statistics is required, eg. regression modeling. It is recommended that the students carry out pre-reading according to the reading list below in preparation for the course.
Price: £195, £140 (Price varies contingent on specific criteria. Contact Short Courses Administrator for more information.)
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