STK9200 – Advanced Statistical Methods

Schedule, syllabus and examination date

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Course content

The precise contents of this course will vary, but will consist of selected themes of contemporary research in advanced statistical methodology. The content will depend on both requests from PhD students and the availability of appropriate course leaders. The current semester page will provide a more detailed description of the course content.

Learning outcome

After having completed the course you will have

  • more knowledge of specific themes within advanced statistical methodology
  • training in reading, process and judging research articles
  • training in presenting research articles.

Admission to the course

PhD candidates from the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at the University of Oslo should apply for classes and register for examinations through Studentweb.

If a course has limited intake capacity, priority will be given to PhD candidates who follow an individual education plan where this particular course is included. Some national researchers’ schools may have specific rules for ranking applicants for courses with limited intake capacity.

PhD candidates who have been admitted to another higher education institution must apply for a position as a visiting student within a given deadline.

  • Background with a master degree in statistics, or knowledge on an equivalent level.

Teaching

3 hours of lectures/exercises per week throughout the semester.

The course may be taught in Norwegian if the lecturer and all students at the first lecture agree to it.

Upon the attendance of three or fewer students, the lecturer may, in conjunction with the Head of Teaching, change the course to self-study with supervision.

Examination

Final written exam or final oral exam, which counts 100 % towards the final grade.

The form of examination will be announced by the lecturer by 15 October/15 March for the autumn semester and the spring semester respectively.

Examination support material

Written examination: Approved calculators are allowed. Information about approved calculators in Norwegian.

Oral examination: No examination support material is allowed.

Language of examination

Courses taught in English will only offer the exam paper in English. You may write your examination paper in Norwegian, Swedish, Danish or English.

Grading scale

Grades are awarded on a pass/fail scale. Read more about the grading system.

Resit an examination

This course offers both postponed and resit of examination. Read more:

Special examination arrangements, use of sources, explanations and appeals

See more about examinations at UiO

Last updated from FS (Common Student System) Sep. 28, 2022 12:31:25 PM

Facts about this course

Credits
10
Level
PhD
Teaching

Taught according to demand and resources. Contact studieinfo@math.uio.no if you are interested in this course.

Examination
Autumn
Teaching language
English