This module runs in Term 2 and follows on from ST111 Probability A and is an optional module which leads to numerous statistical, probabilistic, operational research and econometrics courses. You may be interested in this module if you wish to undertake further statistics modules.
Prerequisites: ST111 Probability A
Postrequisites: ST104 Statistical laboratory, ST202 Stochastic Processes, ST220 Introduction to Mathematical Statistics
This module is not available to students who have their home department in Statistics, who take an equivalent module. Students who are considering transferring to a course in Data Science, Mathematics & Statistics or MORSE at the end of their first year should take this module.
To lay the foundation for all subsequent modules in probability and statistics, by introducing the key notions of mathematical probability and developing the techniques for calculating with probabilities and expectations.
This is an indicative module outline only to give an indication of the sort of topics that may be covered. Actual sessions held may differ.
By the end of the module, students should be able to:
Durrett, Elementary Probability for Applications.
Grimmett and Walsh, Probability An Introduction.
Grimmett and Stirzaker, One Thousand Exercises in Probability
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Type  Required  Optional 

Lectures  15 sessions of 1 hour (25%)  2 sessions of 1 hour 
Tutorials  2 sessions of 1 hour (3%)  
Private study  37 hours (62%)  
Assessment  6 hours (10%)  
Total  60 hours 
Weekly revision of lecture notes and materials, wider reading and practice exercises, working on problem sets and preparing for examination.
No further costs have been identified for this module.
You do not need to pass all assessment components to pass the module.
Students can register for this module without taking any assessment.
Weighting  Study time  

Computer Based Assessment 1  5%  3 hours 
Multiple choice quiz which will take place during the term that the module is delivered. 

Computer Based Assessment 2  5%  3 hours 
Multiple choice quiz which will take place during the term that the module is delivered. 

Oncampus Examination  90%  
The examination paper will contain three questions, of which the best marks of TWO questions will be used to calculate your grade.

Weighting  Study time  

Oncampus Examination  Resit  100%  
The examination paper will contain three questions, of which the best marks of TWO questions will be used to calculate your grade. ~Platforms  Moodle

Answers to problems sets will be marked and returned to students. Tutorials provide opportunities for students to discuss the problem sets.
Solutions and cohort level feedback will be provided for the examination.
To take this module, you must have passed:
If you take this module, you cannot also take:
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