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Content

This online course (MOOC) teaches the basics of statistics.


It includes the following topics :

  • Descriptive statistics, i.e. how to describe data: central tendency (mean, median), dispersion (standard deviation, variance), correlation and regression
  • Basics of probability: calculating probabilities, probability distributions
  • Inferential statistics, i.e. how to draw conclusions from data: confidence intervals, significance tests


The course takes about 8 weeks and approximately 3 hours/week. It is designed for beginners (for example, students of social sciences) and also includes the use of freely available statistical software.

University of Amsterdam

Teacher: Annemarie Zand Scholten
Provided by: Coursera
Course language: English
Fees: free course
Level: beginner
Certificate possible? (fee)
Format: MOOC/online course
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