• Offered by Rsch Sch of Finance, Actuarial Studies & App Stats
• ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
• Classification Transitional
• Course subject Statistics
• Areas of interest Finance, Statistics
• Academic career PGRD
• Course convener
• Gen Nowak
• Mode of delivery In Person
• Offered in First Semester 2014
Second Semester 2014
Introductory Statistics for Business and Finance (STAT7055)

This course aims to facilitate an understanding of basic statistical techniques used for the analysis of financial and investment data.

## Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon successful completion of the requirements for this course, students will be able to:
• Explain and use basic financial statistical techniques and concepts;
• Use a variety of statistical approaches to analyse financial and investment data;
• Solve problems using the principles of probability;
• Recognise and use different statistical distributions;
• Perform calculations and interpret results of a variety of estimation techniques;
• Conduct and explain the results of a hypothesis test;
• Carry out and interpret an analysis of variance test and compare the difference between two or more sets of data;
• Apply and interpret regression models.

## Other Information

See the course outline on the College courses page. Outlines are uploaded as they become available.

## Indicative Assessment

• 35% Mid Semester Exam
• 65% Final Exam

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## Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Students continuing in their current program of study will have their tuition fees indexed annually from the year in which you commenced your program. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
2
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500

## Course fees

Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 \$2922
2004 \$3234
2005 \$3234
2006 \$3240
2007 \$3240
2008 \$3240
2009 \$3240
2010 \$3240
2011 \$3240
2012 \$3240
2013 \$3240
2014 \$3246
International fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 \$2922
2004 \$3234
2005 \$3234
2006 \$3534
2007 \$3618
2008 \$3618
2009 \$3618
2010 \$3942
2011 \$3942
2012 \$3942
2013 \$3942
2014 \$3948
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

## Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

### First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
3741 17 Feb 2014 07 Mar 2014 31 Mar 2014 30 May 2014 In Person N/A

### Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
7724 21 Jul 2014 08 Aug 2014 31 Aug 2014 30 Oct 2014 In Person N/A

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