Short Title:Statistics
Full Title:Statistics
Language of Instruction:English
Module Code:STAT H1003
 
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Computer Science
Module Delivered in 8 programme(s)
Reviewed By:FINBARR FEENEY
Module Author:CIARAN TAYLOR
Module Description:This module introduces fundamental statistical concepts and allows the student to become comfortable using data. The skills acquired in this module will allow the student to engage with important and relevant topics in a modern computing syllabus.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Organise, present and analyse statistical data
LO2 Implement the theories of probability
LO3 Explain the importance of the normal distribution to statistics
LO4 Use data to test hypotheses
 

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Continuous Assessment Ten to twelve ten-minute CA tests – in-class – Typical task: Solve a problem based on recent lectures. Task assessed in terms of: understanding the concepts, successful calculation of the correct result. 1,2,3,4 40.00 n/a
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination   60.00 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 No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Tutorial No Description 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Independent Learning No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 6.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Independent Learning No Description 5.00 Every Week 5.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.00
 

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • Reilly, J., Applied Statistics, http://www.statisticalsolutions.ie/downloads/ e-Book
Recommended Book Resources
  • Chris Chatfield 1983, Statistics for technology, Chapman & Hall London [ISBN: 978-0412253409]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_KACTM_B Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing with Information Technology Management 2 Mandatory
TA_KACOI_B Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing with Language (French/ German/ Spanish) 2 Mandatory
TA_KACOS_B Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing with Software Development 2 Mandatory
TA_KACOD_B Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Computing with Data Analytics 2 Mandatory
TA_KACTM_D Bachelor of Science in Computing with Information Technology Management 2 Mandatory
TA_KACOS_D Bachelor of Science in Computing with Software Development 2 Mandatory
TA_KITMG_D Bachelor of Science in IT Management 2 Mandatory
TA_KCOMP_C Higher Certificate in Science in Computing 2 Mandatory