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Teaching language


Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

4 cr

Competency aims

The course describes basic statistical methods for collecting and analysing data. IT software is used for more demanding statistical computations. The student will be able to critically review statistical data and use statistical methods.

Learning outcomes

The student knows basic statistics and is able to use exel and spss in his statistical work.

Course contents

Basic statistical terms
Data collection and presentation
Descriptive statistical methods
Correlation and regression analysis
Statistical tests and hypothesis testing

Prerequisites and co-requisites

The course "Handelsmatematik" must be passed before entering this course

Additional information

Two A4 pages of notes may be taken to the exam, as well as an electronic calculator. Statistical formulas are distributed at the exam.

Recommended or required reading

Kompendium i statistik
Östen Widjeskog: Statistik - en introduktion, fjärde upplagan,
W-Statistik Ab, Åbo 2000

Study activities

  • Demonstrations
  • Lectures
  • Assignments
  • Presentations
  • Written report
  • Lectures and excercises. The software package SPSS will be used throughout the course
  • Individual work


  • Total workload of the course: 0 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 0 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Written tests


Blomqvist Karl

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

The timetable of the course

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