MATH5856 Introduction to Statistics and Statistical Computations

MATH5856 is a Postgraduate Coursework Mathematics course. See the course overview below.

Units of credit: 6

Co-requisites: MATH5846

Cycle of offering: Every year in Semester 1 T1B

Graduate attributes: The course will enhance your research, inquiry and analytical thinking abilities.

More information: 

This recent course handout (pdf) contains information about course objectives, assessment, course materials and the syllabus. 

The Online Handbook entry contains information about the course. (The timetable is only up-to-date if the course is being offered this year.) 

If you are currently enrolled in MATH5856, you can log into UNSW Moodle for this course.

Course Overview

The aim of this course is to learn about the basic principles of statistical reasoning and the most important methods to estimate unknown parameters of the observed system, to take decisions without complete information and to use statistical packages.