Module Title: Statistics and Forecasting English
 Credits: 5
 NFQ Level: 6
Module Delivered In 5 programme(s)
Teaching & Learning Strategies: Classes with be practical in focus, using example questions to illustrate key points and theories. Students will be expected to complete work-sheets in their independent learning time to re-enforce understanding of key issues
Module Aim: To give a thorough grounding in the mathematics required for the successful understanding and solution of business problems.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Apply mathematical skills to solve numerical problems in the area of business
LO2 Solve mathematical problems and manipulate formula, as appropriate
LO3 Apply statistical skills to solve business problems and model, analyse, interpret and present business data, using the principles of statistics.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

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Requirements
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Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Probability
• Introduction to probability • Normal Distribution
Statistics
• Introduction • Purpose of Statistics
Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion
• Mean, Mode and Median • Standard Deviation, Range • Coefficient of Variation • Application and Interpretation in Quality Control
Correlation and Regression
Correlation and Regression
Time Series and Forecasting
Time Series and Forecasting
Index Numbers
Index Numbers
Assessment Breakdown%
Continuous Assessment100.00%
Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Examination Class Test: in class assessment 1,2,3 50.00 Week 6
Examination Class Test: in class assessment 1,2,3 50.00 Week 12
 No Project
 No Practical
 No End of Module Formal Examination

SETU Carlow Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

Lecture 12 Weeks per Stage 3.00
Independent Learning 15 Weeks per Stage 5.93
Total Hours 125.00