Credits

3 cr

Person in charge

Pasi Lehtola

Ida Arhosalo

Ida Arhosalo

Course language

Finnish

English

English

No upcoming implementations. See the syllabus for more information.

Learning outcomes of the course

The goal of the course

You will learn to process and analyse statistical data in order to make right decisions in working life. You will learn to calculate probabilities of different events or risks and to study statistical dependence found in the data.

Course competences

Knowledge and understanding (EUR-CE KN)

Learning outcomes

You know basic concepts and and methods of probability and statistics. You can analyze statistical data, make forecasts and study statistical relationships. You can calculate probabilities of events and evaluate risks. You know random variables, statistical distributions and the expectation value. You can use Excel in applications.

You will learn to process and analyse statistical data in order to make right decisions in working life. You will learn to calculate probabilities of different events or risks and to study statistical dependence found in the data.

Course competences

Knowledge and understanding (EUR-CE KN)

Learning outcomes

You know basic concepts and and methods of probability and statistics. You can analyze statistical data, make forecasts and study statistical relationships. You can calculate probabilities of events and evaluate risks. You know random variables, statistical distributions and the expectation value. You can use Excel in applications.

Course contents

Descriptive statistics

Fundamentals of probability theory

Statistical distributions

Linear regression and correlation

Using Excel in applications

Fundamentals of probability theory

Statistical distributions

Linear regression and correlation

Using Excel in applications

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Basic use of spreadsheets

Evaluation scale

0-5

Assessment criteria

Assessment criteria - grade 1 and 2

Adequate 1

You have achieved the desired goals. You know a few of the concepts and methods and how to apply them in familiar situations but your reasoning is often deficient and you make mistakes in calculations.

Satisfactory 2

You have achieved the desired goals. You know many of the concepts and methods and how to apply them in familiar situations but your reasoning is sometimes deficient or you make mistakes in calculations.

You have achieved the desired goals. You know a few of the concepts and methods and how to apply them in familiar situations but your reasoning is often deficient and you make mistakes in calculations.

Satisfactory 2

You have achieved the desired goals. You know many of the concepts and methods and how to apply them in familiar situations but your reasoning is sometimes deficient or you make mistakes in calculations.

Assessment criteria - grade 3 and 4

Good 3

You have achieved the desired goals. You know most of the concepts and methods and how to apply them in familiar situations showing often the ability to reason completely and calculate flawlessly

Very good 4

You have achieved the desired goals. You know most of the concepts and methods and how to apply them in new situations showing in most cases the ability to reason completely and calculate flawlessly.

You have achieved the desired goals. You know most of the concepts and methods and how to apply them in familiar situations showing often the ability to reason completely and calculate flawlessly

Very good 4

You have achieved the desired goals. You know most of the concepts and methods and how to apply them in new situations showing in most cases the ability to reason completely and calculate flawlessly.

Assessment criteria - grade 5

Excellent 5

You have achieved the desired goals. You know all the concepts and methods and how to apply them in new situations showing always the ability to combine things, reason completely and calculate flawlessly.

You have achieved the desired goals. You know all the concepts and methods and how to apply them in new situations showing always the ability to combine things, reason completely and calculate flawlessly.