The objective of the course is to give an introduction to
basic probability theory and statistical inference.

- use basic probability concepts and statistical principles
- formulate a problem in statistical terms
- describe common statistical methods including conditions and assumptions
- apply basic statistical methods in scientific research
- select an appropriate statistical method for a given problem
- carry out a basic statistical analysis
- interpret and evaluate results correctly and draw reasonable conclusions
- clearly and concisely communicate results and conclusions
- use statistical software for analysis

**Extent: **

4 credits

**Prerequisites**

Admitted to a Ph.D. program at SLU.

If you are not a Ph.D. student or not at SLU, contact
Magnus.Ekstrom@slu.se to check the availability of
places in the course.

Statistics I: Basic Statistics

Umeå

2021-02-08