This course is discontinued

STK2000 – Some central models and methods in statistic

Schedule, syllabus and examination date

Choose semester

Course content

Generalized linear models including logistic regression, Poisson regression and overdispersion models. Longitudinal data and time series. Survivel and event history analysis. Analysis of dependent data. Classification methods.

Learning outcome

The course gives background for performing more complex statistical analysis.


Students who are admitted to study programmes at UiO must each semester register which courses and exams they wish to sign up for in Studentweb.

If you are not already enrolled as a student at UiO, please see our information about admission requirements and procedures.


Formal prerequisite knowledge

In addition to fulfilling the minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway, you must either have 2MX/2MY/3MZ and 3MX/3FY/3KJ/3BI/(2KJ+3BT)/(2BI+3BT) from Norwegian upper secondary school, or have completed equivalent studies in mathematics as well as physics, or chemistry, or biology at upper secondary school or university level at another educational institution. Read more about fulfilling special requirements.

Recommended previous knowledge

STK1100 – Probability and Statistical Modelling, STK1110 – Statistical Methods and Data Analysis, STK1120 – Statistical methods and data analysis 2 (continued), MAT1100 – Calculus, MAT1110 – Calculus and Linear Algebra and MAT1120 – Linear Algebra.

Overlapping courses

10 credits with ST-IN216.

*The information about overlaps is not complete. Contact the department for more information if necessary.


3 hours of lectures and 2 hours of topics examined in plenum.


Two compulsory assignments have to be handed in and approved. Final mark based on written examination at the end of the semester. Letter grading (A-F).

Rules for compulsory assignments at the Department of Mathematics (norwegian only)

Permitted aids at the exam: Approved calculator and formula lists for STK1100/ STK1110 and STK1120.

Language of examination

Subjects taught in English will only offer the exam paper in English.

You may write your examination paper in Norwegian, Swedish, Danish or English.

Explanations and appeals

Resit an examination

This subject offers new examination in the beginning of the
subsequent term for candidates who withdraw during an ordinary examination or fail an ordinary examination. For general information about new examination, see
/studier/admin/eksamen/sykdom-utsatt/mn/index.html and

More information about examination at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences can be found here

Facts about this course




Every autumn

This course was given for the last time autumn 2006. Students are adviced to consider the course STK3100 – Introduction to Generalized Linear Models as a substitute.


Every autumn

Teaching language