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CUSA1006 Introduction to Probability and its applications in Statistics 概率論導論及其在統計學中的應用

Key facts for Summer 2014:
Date: 25, 28, 29, 30* July 2014
25, 28 July 2014     : 9:30am-12:30pm; 2:00pm-5:00pm
29 July 2014           :9:30am-12:30pm
30 July 2014*         : 9:30am-12:30pm; 2:00pm-5:00pm
Tuition fee: HKD2,200.00

Download course outline for Summer 2014

* These dates are reserved for make up classes in case there is any cancellation of classes due to bad weather or other factors.

The primary goal of this course is to introduce basic concepts of probability. Several popular probability distribution models and their applications will be discussed. Students will learn more about probability and its use in solving real-world problems.



Organising units: 
  • Department of Statistics, CUHK
  • Centre for Promoting Science Education, CUHK 
Category: Category II – Academy Credit-Bearing
Learning outcomes:

Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Understand the basic concepts of probability;
  2. Learn to evaluate elementary probabilities;
  3. Study several popular probability distributions and
    recognize the use of them in real-life problems.
Learning Activities:
  1. Lecture
  2. Exercise and assignment
  3. Discussion of case
Medium of Instruction: Cantonese
  1. Short answer test or exam
  2. Presentation
Recognition: No. of Academy unit(s): 1 *
A certificate or letter of completion will be awarded to
student upon completion.
Expected applicants: Students who are promoting to Secondary 5 or Secondary 6
Organising period: Summer 2014
Application method: SAYT Online application