15 Credits SPRING

Cannot be taken with: MAS31001
Pre-requisites: MAS223

Aims/Description: This module introduces the theory and application of generalised linear models. These models can be used to investigate the relationship between some quantity of interest, the 'dependent variable', and one or more 'explanatory' variables; how the dependent variable changes as the explanatory variables change. The term 'generalised' refers to the fact that these models can be used for a wide range of different types of dependent variable ,continuous, discrete, categorical, ordinal etc. The application of these models is demonstrated using the programming language R.

Restrictions on availability: MAS223 Statistical Modelling must have been passed MS6F1057 is an excluded module

Teaching Methods: Lectures, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam, Project/ portfolio

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