Study at Unisa - Module information
Basic Statistics
Module code: STA1510
NQF level: 5
Credits: 12
Semester module
Offered as a part of: Diploma, Bachelor degree
Module presented in: English, Afrikaans

Purpose:
To ensure that students are introduced to the most important basic statistical concepts. After completion students should have an informed understanding of different visual descriptions of data, including graphical and tabular techniques; measures of central location, dispersion and association. They should be able to use probability as a tool to create discrete and continuous probability distribution, used extensively in statistical inference; determine confidence intervals and perform hypothesis testing involving a sample mean and proportion; apply different forms of Chi-square testing; understand simple linear regression and correlation.

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