Short Title:Statistics
Full Title:Statistics
Module Code:STAT H2008
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Biology and biochemistry
Module Delivered in 2 programme(s)
Reviewed By:JOHN BEHAN
Module Author:JAMES REILLY
Module Description:To provide the student with techniques for the collection, interpretation and application of statistical data.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Describe populations using graphs, tables, statistics and words.
LO2 Model processes using statistical distributions.
LO3 Estimate population parameters using samples.
LO4 Formulate and test hypotheses.
LO5 Analyse relationships between variables.
LO6 Make inferences and predictions.

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Continuous Assessment Students will carry out a number of independent and group projects involving data collection and analysis, and will present results and conclusions in written form and through an oral presentation. 1,3 30.00 Ongoing
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 1,2,3,4,5,6 70.00 End-of-Semester

TU Dublin – Tallaght Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Lectures, software demonstrations, exercises, and group discussions. 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Independent Learning Assigned project work, report writing, study, revision. 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 6.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
This module has no Part Time workload.

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • James Reilly 2018, Applied Statistics, 2nd Ed.,
Recommended Book Resources
  • Jane Miller and James Miller, Statistics and Chemometrics for Analytical Chemistry, 7th ed Ed., Pearson [ISBN: 1292186712]
  • Gerald Van Belle, Lloyd D. Fisher, Patrick J. Heagerty 2014, Biostatistics: A Methodology for the Health Sciences, 2nd Ed., Wiley [ISBN: 8126547960]
  • Kenneth Koehler 2016, Snedecor and Cochran's Statistical Methods, 9th Ed., Blackwell [ISBN: 0813808642]
  • Barbara Illowsky and Susan Dean 2017, Introductory Statistics,
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources

Module Delivered in

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