Module Identifier EC10910  
Academic Year 2001/2002  
Co-ordinator Mr David Jones  
Semester Semester 2  
Mutually Exclusive AC10410  
Course delivery Lecture   12 Hours  
  Seminars / Tutorials   15 Hours  
  Practical   5 Hours  
  Practical   5 Hours  
Assessment Course work     20%  
  Exam   1.5 Hours   80%  


To give students an introduction to descriptive and inferential statistics and to help them understand the purpose and meaning of statistics. The module is designed to make students familiar with the various statistics used in economics and will give them a preliminary introduction to the statistical computer program SPSS.

Learning outcomes

On completion of the course the students will:

Reading Lists

McClave, Benson and Sincich. (1998) Statistics for Business and Economics. Prentice-Hall ISBN 013-840-300-5
M Barrow. Statistics for Economics. Longman
Perry R Hinton. Statistics Explained. Routledge
G Bancroft and M Fletcher. Improve your Maths!. Longman
M J Norusis. SPSS 10 Guide to Data Analysis. Prentice-Hall