ST312      Half Unit
Applied Statistics Project

This information is for the 2013/14 session.

Teacher responsible

Dr Wicher Bergsma COL.6.06


This course is available on the BSc in Actuarial Science, BSc in Business Mathematics and Statistics and BSc in Statistics with Finance. This course is not available as an outside option nor to General Course students.


Students must have completed Elementary Statistical Theory (ST102) or Research Methods for Social Policy (SA201).

Course content

Tabulation, Graphical representation. Students will produce a project involving a critical investigation and collation of statistical data on a topic of their own interest.


10 hours of lectures in the MT. 6 hours of lectures in the ST.

Indicative reading

Office of National Statistics, OECD, WHO.


Project (90%) and presentation (10%) in the ST.

Key facts

Department: Statistics

Total students 2012/13: Unavailable

Average class size 2012/13: Unavailable

Value: Half Unit

Guidelines for interpreting course guide information

PDAM skills

  • Application of numeracy skills