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Technology, Aviation, Engineering & Sciences Statistics

Introduction to Statistics
統計學入門

Course Code
GESC9008
Application Code
1950-1009NW
Study mode
Part-time
Start Date
15 Oct 2021 (Fri)
Duration
8 weeks
Language
English (supplemented with Cantonese terminology)
Course Fee
HK$3100
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Deadline on 24 Sep 2021 (Fri)
Enquiries
2975 5697
3104 9137

This course is designed to provide elementary concepts on probability, interval estimation and hypothesis testing and should be useful for those who wish to acquire basic statistical techniques for application in science and business and for those preparing for various examinations.

 

 

This is a 20-hour course comprises:

  • Probabilities and conditional probability;
  • Bayes’ theorem;
  • Permutation and combination counting techniques;
  • Mathematical expectation;
  • Discrete and continuous distributions (binomial, Poisson,  geometric, hypergeometric, normal, t and  χ2);
  • Sampling and sampling distributions for sample mean and difference between two sample means;
  • Confidence interval;
  • Hypothesis testing for mean, difference between two means and proportion;
  • Chi-square goodness of fit test and test for independence with a contingency table;
  • Linear regression
 
Course Pre-requisite

Normally we expect applicants to possess a knowledge of basic Mathematics (e.g. AS level Mathematics)

Application Code 1950-1009NW Apply Online Now
Start Date 15 Oct 2021 (Fri)
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Days / Time
  • Friday, 7:15pm - 9:45pm
Duration
  • Course dates (8 meetings) are tentative and subject to change:
    15, 22, 29 Oct 2021;
    5, 12, 19, 26 Nov 2021;
    3 Dec 2021.
Venue
Course Fee
  • Course Fee : HK$3100

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Enrolment Method
Payment Method
1. Cash, EPS, WeChat Pay Or Alipay

Course fees can be paid by cash, EPS, WeChat Pay or Alipay at any HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres.

2. Cheque Or Bank draft

Course fees can also be paid by crossed cheque or bank draft made payable to “HKU SPACE”. Please specify the programme title(s) for application and the applicant’s name.. You may either:

  • bring the completed form(s), together with the appropriate course or application fees in the form of a cheque, and any required supporting documents to any of the HKU SPACE enrolment centres;
  • or mail the above documents to any of the HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres, specifying  “Course Application” on the envelope.  HKU SPACE will not be responsible for any loss of payment sent by mail.
3. VISA/Mastercard

Applicants may also pay the course fee by VISA or Mastercard, including the “HKU SPACE Mastercard”, at any HKU SPACE enrolment centres. Holders of the HKU SPACE Mastercard can enjoy a 10-month interest-free instalment period for courses with a tuition fee worth a minimum of HK$2,000; however, the course applicant must also be the cardholder himself/herself. For enquiries, please contact our staff at any enrolment centres.

4. Online Payment

Online application / enrolment is offered for most open admission courses (course enrolled on first come, first served basis) and selected award-bearing programmes. Application fees and course fees of these programmes/courses can be settled by using "PPS by Internet" (not available via mobile phones), VISA or Mastercard. In addition to the aforesaid online payment channels, continuing students of award-bearing programmes, if their programmes offer online service, may also pay their course fees by Online WeChat Pay, Online Alipay and Faster Payment System (FPS). Please refer to Enrolment Methods - Online Enrolment  for details.

Notes

  • If the programme/course is starting within five working days, application by post is not recommended to avoid any delays. Applicants are advised to enrol in person at HKU SPACE Enrolement Centres and avoid making cheque payment under this circustance.
  • Fees paid are not refundable except under very exceptional circumstances (e.g. course cancellation due to insufficient enrolment), subject to the School’s discretion. In exceptional cases where a refund is approved, fees paid by cash, EPS, WeChat Pay, Alipay, cheque or PPS (for online payment only) will normally be reimbursed by a cheque, and fees paid by credit card will normally be reimbursed to the payment cardholder's credit card account.
  • In addition to the published fees, there may be additional costs associated with individual programmes. Please refer to the relevant course brochures or direct any enquiries to the relevant programme team for details.
  • Fees and places on courses cannot be transferrable from one applicant to another. Once accepted onto a course, the student may not change to another course without approval from HKU SPACE. A processing fee of HK$120 will be levied on each approved transfer.
  • Receipts will be issued for fees paid but HKU SPACE will not be repsonsible for any loss of receipt sent by mail.
  • For payment certification, please submit a completed form, a sufficiently stamped and self-addressed envelope, and a crossed cheque for HK$30 per copy made payable to "HKU SPACE" to any of our enrolment centres.