ST1201 - Statistical Methods


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 4 hours C

Course content

Point estimation, interval estimation and hypothesis testing for one- and two-sample normal data based on t, chi square and F distributions. Hypothesis testing in binomial models. Simple linear regression and analysis of variance for normal data. Goodness of fit and non-parametric tests.

Learning outcome

1. Knowledge. The student has a good knowledge about point estimation, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing, inference for one- and two-sample normal and for binomial models. The student also has a good knowledge about simple linear regression, analysis of variance and some nonparametric tests. 2. Skills. The student can recognise and analyse data from standard statistical situations. The student is able to discuss more complicated situations. Some use of statistical software.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and compulsory exercises. Written final examination is the basis for the grade awarded in the course.

Compulsory assignments

  • Exercises

Further on evaluation

The re-sit examination may be given as an oral examination.

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Course materials

Will be announced at the start of the course.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
ST0201 7.5
MNFST001 7.5
MNFST101 7.5
TMA4240 3.7
TMA4245 3.7
ST6201 7.5
SIF5060 3.7 AUTUMN 2008
SIF5062 3.7 AUTUMN 2008
SØK1004 3.0 AUTUMN 2008
ST0202 3.7 AUTUMN 2008
ST0103 3.7 AUTUMN 2009

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2022

Language of instruction: -

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Statistics
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Mathematical Sciences


Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD School exam 100/100 C 2022-12-09 15:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Summer UTS School exam 100/100 C INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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