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Module Detailed Information for [EC2303]
Academic Year : 2017/2018 Semester : 2
Correct as at 26 Sep 2018 05:00

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Module Information
Module Code :
EC2303 IVLE
Module Title : Foundations for Econometrics
Module Description : This is an introductory statistics course for economists. No prior background in statistics is needed as the course is intended to provide a rigorous statistical foundation for students who intend to study econometrics. The module begins with ways of summarizing economic data, including the use of frequency distributions and measures of central tendency and dispersion. This is followed by an initiation into the concepts of classical probability, paving the way for the important topics of random variables and probability distributions. Next, the core ideas of classical statistical inference are introduced - including sampling distributions, point and interval estimation, hypothesis testing and analysis of variance. Finally, correlation and regression analyses will be covered.
Module Examinable : -
Exam Date : 03-12-2018 PM
Modular Credits : 4
Pre-requisite : NIL
Preclusion : All ST and SA modules, DSC1007 or DSC1007X, MA2216
Module Workload (A-B-C-D-E)* : 2-1-0-4-3
Remarks : Nil
* A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial hours per week
C: no. of laboratory hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week


Lecture Time Table
Class TypeWeek TypeWeek DayStartEndRoom
1 LECTUREEVERY WEEKFRIDAY10001200LT9,

Tutorial Time Table
Attention: The tutorial timetables could be updated from time to time. Students are advised to check regularly for the latest update on the change of tutorial timing.
Class TypeWeek TypeWeek DayStartEndRoom Iteration
W01 TUTORIALEVERY WEEKMONDAY16001700AS2-0311,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
W02 TUTORIALEVERY WEEKMONDAY17001800null,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
W03 TUTORIALEVERY WEEKTUESDAY14001500AS1-0204,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
W04 TUTORIALEVERY WEEKTUESDAY15001600AS1-0204,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
W05 TUTORIALEVERY WEEKWEDNESDAY11001200AS1-0204,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
W06 TUTORIALEVERY WEEKWEDNESDAY12001300AS2-0311,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
W07 TUTORIALEVERY WEEKTHURSDAY10001100AS1-0204,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
W08 TUTORIALEVERY WEEKTHURSDAY11001200AS2-0311,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
W09 TUTORIALEVERY WEEKTHURSDAY14001500AS1-0204,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
W10 TUTORIALEVERY WEEKTHURSDAY15001600AS2-0311,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
W11 TUTORIALEVERY WEEKFRIDAY13001400AS2-0311,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
W12 TUTORIALEVERY WEEKFRIDAY14001500AS2-0311,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
W13 TUTORIALEVERY WEEKFRIDAY15001600AS2-0311,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].





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