STK9205 – Short Course in Selected Topics of Statistics

Schedule, syllabus and examination date

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Changes in the course due to coronavirus

Autumn 2020 we plan for teaching and examinations to be conducted as described in the course description and on semester pages. However, changes may occur due to the corona situation. You will receive notifications about any changes at the semester page and/or in Canvas.

Spring 2020: Teaching and examinations was digitilized. See changes and common guidelines for exams at the MN faculty spring 2020.

Course content

The course is given by visiting scholars within their specialty and will vary from time to time.

Learning outcome

After completing the course you

  • have learned a specialized field of statistics that is not covered by an ordinary course.

Admission to the course

PhD candidates from 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.

  • Bachelor in statistics and at least 20 ECTS credits in statistics at Master's level.

Overlapping courses

Teaching

The teaching methods will vary but the main model will be an intensive week with 15 hours of lectures and 7 hours of lab work.

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 4 hours or final oral exam, which counts 100 % towards the final grade.

The form of examination will be announced by the lecturer within the first day of teaching.

In addition, each PhD candidate is expected to give an oral presentation on a topic of relevance chosen in cooperation with the lecturer. The presentation has to be approved by the lecturer before you can sit the final exam.

It will also be counted as one of the three attempts to sit the exam for this course, if you sit the exam for one of the following courses:STK4205 – Short course in selected topics of statistics

Examination support material

No examination support material is allowed.

Language of examination

The examination text is given in English, and you submit your response in 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) Aug. 4, 2020 1:20:23 AM

Facts about this course

Credits
5
Level
PhD
Teaching
Autumn

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

Autumn 2020 the teaching will be given August 18-26. The final exam will be held in September.

Examination
Autumn
Teaching language
English