ST211      Half Unit
Applied Regression

This information is for the 2013/14 session.

Teacher responsible

Dr Sara Geneletti Inchauste COL.7.04


This course is compulsory on the BSc in Business Mathematics and Statistics. This course is available on the BSc in Actuarial Science and BSc in Statistics with Finance. This course is available as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit and to General Course students.

Course content

Tabulation, Graphical representation, Regression, Detection of outliers, Model diagnostics, Analysis of Variance.


10 hours of lectures and 20 hours of lectures in the LT.

Formative coursework

Weekly moodle quizzes.

Indicative reading

1. P. Newbold, W.L. Carlson and B. Thorne. Statistics for Business and Economics, Prentice-Hall, Fifth Edition. (2003)
2. Neter, J., Kutner, M. , Nachtsheim, C. and Wasserman, W. Applied Linear Statistical Models, McGraw-Hill, Fourth Edition. (2004) .
3. Abraham, B. Ledolter, J. Introduction to Regression Modelling, Thomson Brooks Cole. (2006) .
4. S. Weisberg Applied Linear Regression, Wiley, 3rd edition. (2005)(intermediate).


Exam (50%, duration: 2 hours) in the main exam period.
Project (50%) in the ST.

Key facts

Department: Statistics

Total students 2012/13: 26

Average class size 2012/13: Unavailable

Value: Half Unit

Guidelines for interpreting course guide information

PDAM skills

  • Self-management
  • Problem solving
  • Application of information skills
  • Specialist skills