• 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 Statistics
• Academic career PGRD
• Mode of delivery In Person
• Offered in First Semester 2017
Second Semester 2017
Principles of Mathematical Statistics (STAT6039)

A first course in mathematical statistics with emphasis on applications; probability, random variables, moment generating functions and correlation, sampling distributions, estimation of parameters by the methods of moments and maximum likelihood, hypothesis testing, the central limit theorem, simple linear regression.

## Learning Outcomes

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

Upon successful completion of the requirements for this course, students should have the
knowledge and skills to:

Demonstrate a high level of understanding and be able to communicate the following topics:

1. Introductory probability including combinatorics and Bayes' theorem
2. Discrete random variables and their probability distributions
3. Continuous random variables and their probability distributions
4. Multivariate random variables and their probability distributions
5. Sampling distributions and the central limit theorem
6. The method of moments and maximum likelihood estimation
7. Confidence estimation and hypothesis testing
8. Simple linear regression

## Other Information

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

## Indicative Assessment

Typical assessment may include, but is not restricted to: assignments, a mid-semester exam and a final exam.

The ANU uses Turnitin to enhance student citation and referencing techniques, and to assess assignment submissions as a component of the University's approach to managing Academic Integrity. While the use of Turnitin is not mandatory, the ANU highly recommends Turnitin is used by both teaching staff and students. For additional information regarding Turnitin please visit the ANU Online website.

Students are expected to commit at least 10 hours per week to completing the work in this course. This will include at least 3 contact hours per week and up to 7 hours of private study time.

## Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed MATH1113 or MATH1116 or MATH1014, and either STAT1003 or STAT1008; or be enrolled in the Master of Actuarial Studies, Master or Actuarial Practice and Master of Statistics.

## 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. Tuition fees are indexed annually. 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
2017 \$3660
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2017 \$4878
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

## Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

ANU utilises MyTimetable to enable students to view the timetable for their enrolled courses, browse, then self-allocate to small teaching activities / tutorials so they can better plan their time. Find out more on the Timetable webpage.

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
2993 20 Feb 2017 27 Feb 2017 31 Mar 2017 26 May 2017 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
8560 24 Jul 2017 31 Jul 2017 31 Aug 2017 27 Oct 2017 In Person N/A

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