Course syllabus

Grundläggande statistik
Basic Statistics

VTVA30, 5 credits, G1 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2014/15
Decided by: Education Board D
Date of Decision: 2014-04-03

General Information

Compulsory for: IBYA2, IBYI2, IBYV2
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


The aim of the course is to give basic knowledge of statistics and tools for formulating and analysing problems in the areas of traffic and construction.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must


The course aims at giving an introduction to probabilities and mathematical statistics with a special focus on the areas of traffic and construction. The curricula contains, among other things, the following:

· Descriptive statistics and tools for analysis: frequency tables, diagrams, point estimates, disoersion, t-test, basic regression models.

Within this course we primarily use Microsoft Excel as a tool for compiling, analysing and presenting data.

Examination details

Grading scale: TH
Assessment: Written exam and minicases.


The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: FMS601

Reading list

Contact and other information

Examinator: Anders Wretstrand,
Course coordinator: Lena Hiselius,
Teacher: Zsuzsanna Olofsson,
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