Course

Business and Economic Statistics - ECON1203

Faculty: UNSW Business School

School: School of Economics

Course Outline: ECON1203 Course Outline

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3

Enrolment Requirements:

Excluded: MATH2841, MATH2801, MATH2901, MATH2099 & ACTL2002 Prerequisite: Must not be enrolled in Program 3715 or 3764

Equivalent: ECON2292

Excluded: MATH1041

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Description

All students taking this course during Summer Term will be required to pay full tuition fees. This includes Commonwealth supported students who are studying at UNSW. Please see Australian School of Business courses - Summer Term fees for more information.

This course introduces students to basic statistical concepts and methods that are widely used in economics, finance, accountancy, marketing and, more generally, business. Emphasis is placed on applying statistical methods to draw inferences from sample data as an aid to informed decision-making. Course topics include: descriptive statistics, probability distributions, point and interval estimation of parameters, hypothesis testing, and regression models. Students will learn to solve statistical problems in an Excel spreadsheet environment. This course provides the basis for further study of statistical and econometric methods.
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