Applied Statistics I

University of Galway

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Applied Statistics I

  • Host University

    University of Galway

  • Location

    Galway, Ireland

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Enrollment of visiting students is subject to the agreement of the Head of Discipline and will depend upon the student's academic background in the relevent subject area.

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

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

    An introduction to methods and applications in applied statistical inference. This module is offered as an optional module, building on the statistical inferential methods demonstrated in pre-requisite module MA238/ST238 or MA228 or similar modules.
    Various non-parametric hypothesis tests are demonstrated and a comparison of suitability of applying non-parametric and parametric methods is discussed. The module also builds on regression modelling, where topics covered include model estimation, model checking and inference for simple linear regression and multiple linear regression models, and procedures in variable selection. Models discussed are applicable for a single quantitative response with quantitative and/or qualitative predictors.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.


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