|Translation of the Swedish course syllabus|
|Statistics, 7.5 credits|
|(Statistik, 7,5 högskolepoäng)|
|Subject area:||Mathematic Statistics|
|Main field of study:||Environmental Science|
|Academic school:||School of Natural Sciences, Technology and Environmental Studies|
|Disciplinary domain:||Natural Sciences 100%|
|Education cycle:||Second-cycle (Master)|
|Progressive specialisation:||A1N (Second cycle. Entry requirements: completed first-cycle course/s)|
|Language of instruction:||English|
|Valid from:||HT 2018 (autumn semester)|
This course syllabus was validated by the Faculty Board for Natural Sciences, Technology and Environmental Studies at Södertörn University on 2018-04-23 according to the stipulations in the Higher Education Ordinance.
The equivalent of English B and a Bachelor's degree including 90 credits in Environmental Science, Bioscience, Sociology, International Health, Media Communcation Studies or the equivalent
Upon completion of the course, the student is able to:
|4.||Course content, modules and examinations
Statistics used in Environmental Science is based on general statistics. The course encompasses the most common statistical methods and deals with both parametric and non-parametric statistical models. Participants study models for continuous response variables using normal distribution of residuals, as well as models for categorical responses with binomial (or Bernoulli) distribution of error terms.
1001, Statistics, 7,5 credits
(Statistik, 7.5 högskolepoäng)
Grades permitted: A/B/C/D/E/F
Lectures, seminars and computer-aided statistical training
The examination comprises planning, performing and reporting computer-based statistical analyses from previously unknown data sets. Absence from seminars must be complemented by alternative assignments. Absence from more than 50% of the seminars requires that the student takes the course again. Complementary tasks must be handed in within one year of course completion.
|The grading criteria are distributed prior to the start of a course or module.|
If a student has a certificate for compensatory support from Södertörn University, the examiner may decide on an adapted examination or alternative examination form in accordance with Södertörn University's regulations.
If there are changes in the reading list between semesters, a new list for the next semester is to be validated no later than July 15 and December 15 respectively.
|8.||Restrictions on accreditation
The course may not be accredited as part of a degree if the contents are partly or wholly the same as a course previously taken in Sweden or elsewhere.
Following the Vice-Chancellors decision on internationalization and grade scale at Södertörn University College (dnr: 1148-1.1.2-2018), this syllabus replaces the syllabus with course code 1016MA, with the difference that the grade system has been updated. The syllabus is determined through special order (dnr: 1776-2.1.1-2018).