The course provides a precise and accurate treatment of introductory
probability theory, statistical ideas, methods and techniques. Students
will also be exposed to the Minitab statistical package. Topics covered
are data visualisation and descriptive statistics, probability theory, random
variables, common distributions of random variables, multivariate
random variables, sampling distributions of statistics, point
estimation, interval estimation, hypothesis testing, analysis of
variance (ANOVA), linear regression, nonparametric tests, goodness-of-fit and independence tests.