Lectures will normally take place on Thursdays between 08:00 and 10:00 hours and on ?? between ?? and ??. For the practical aspects of the course, the lecturer will introduce the concepts and students will then be asked to work in groups. Lectures are compulsory.
Tutorials are compulsory and these are normally conducted either on Thursday between ?? and ?? or during lecture time or between 0900 and 10:00. Students work in groups to research on given a topic/question. Two students will act as discussants and these are also required to undertake a detailed research on the same research topic. Class presentations constitute 6% of the final examination mark. For the first hour of the lecture is devoted to introducing the statistical issues, methods and the last to tutorial. Students will work on given problems in pairs. A register will be taken during tutorial sessions, and if you miss three tutorials a chairman’s warning will be instituted and any further absenteeism will culminate in your failure to write the final examination at the end of the Semester.