Introduction to Statistical Frameworks

University of the South Pacific

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Introduction to Statistical Frameworks

  • Host University

    University of the South Pacific

  • Location

    Suva, Fiji

  • Area of Study

    Statistics

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    OS102 is an introductory course to statistical frameworks. Students will be introduced to key statistical integration tools and to the International Standards and their role on Official Statistics with specific focus on some of the important standards. Topics include an overview of the tools statistical integration to support cohesion across statistical outputs, international standards and their role in Official Statistics, classification systems, frameworks for supporting data collection, geography as an integrating tool, techniques for maintaining consistency over time, the key statistical frameworks relevant to the Pacific.

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