Statistics and Computing for Management

This module is designed to give you an introduction to probability and statistics and to make you familiar with some useful computer tools.

The statistical topics covered are sampling, introductory data analysis and presentation, index numbers, probability, the use of some important probability distributions, confidence intervals and hypothesis tests for means and proportions, regression analysis with two variables.

The computing side of the module introduces the use of word processing, spreadsheet software for statistical calculations, PowerPoint for presentations and management reports. Available to students taking degrees in the departments of Accounting & Finance, Economics, Management Science and Mathematics, and to incoming exchange students with college level Mathematics.

Terms taught Michaelmas
Credits 8 ECTS credits or 16 UK credits
Prerequisites See above
Assessment 50% coursework and 50% exam