Business Statistics

University of Cape Town

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Business Statistics

  • Host University

    University of Cape Town

  • Location

    Cape Town, South Africa

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Course entry requirements: (MAM1000W or MAM1004F/H/S or MAM1005H or MAM1010F/S or MAM1020F/S or STA1001F) and (STA1000F/S or STA1006S or STA1007S)

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Course Outline:
    This is an extension to the STA1000F/S course, aiming to introduce business and commerce students to intermediate statistical techniques relevant to business and management problems. The emphasis in the course is on applying statistical methods and modelling techniques to data rather than focussing on the mathematical rigor underpinning these methods. Topics covered include: Analysis of variance (ANOVA) and experimental design; revision and extension of simple linear regression; multiple regression; econometric models; time series analysis; and non-parametric statistics.

Course Disclaimer

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.


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