Statistics is the science and art of making decisions in the presence of variability. This subject provides a foundation in the basic practice of statistics. The subject's orientation is towards the sciences and covers both experimental and observational data. The emphasis is on understanding statistical concepts and applying acquired skills to data interpretation by the use of a modern software package.
School of Computing and Mathematics
Available to undergraduate students only.
Students who have completed STA109, STA117, QBM217 or STA401 may not enrol in STA201. This is because a significant component of material covered in STA201 is similar to material they have already studied in these other subjects.
QBM117 Contains some overlap in content. However, it excludes some topics and software needed for higher level STA subjects.
STA401 Subject contains significant overlap of content
QBM217, STA109, STA117, STA401
The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: January 2020. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.