From 2023 most subjects will be taught on campus only with flexible options limited to a select number of postgraduate programs and individual subjects.
To learn more, visit COVID-19 course and subject delivery.
Hogg and Tanis, Probability and Statistical Inference. 8th Edition, Prentice Hall, 2010.
- Subject notes
This subject is available for science credit to students enrolled in the BSc (both pre-2008 and new degrees), BASc or a combined BSc course.
Students undertaking Actuarial Studies should take MAST20004 Probability instead of MAST20006 Probability for Statistics.
Students undertaking this subject are required to regularly use computers with the computer algebra system Maple and statistics package R installed.
Students undertaking this subject are not assumed to have any special computer skills at the beginning. They will learn the basic skills of using Maple in the subject.
- Related Handbook entries
This subject contributes to the following:
Type Name Course Master of Science (Mathematics and Statistics) Major Applied Mathematics Informal specialisation Science Discipline subjects - new generation B-SCI Informal specialisation Discrete Mathematics / Operations Research Informal specialisation Applied Mathematics Major Environmental Science major Informal specialisation Environments Discipline subjects Major Discrete Mathematics / Operations Research Major Statistics / Stochastic Processes Informal specialisation Statistics / Stochastic Processes Breadth Track Accelerated Mathematics Breadth Track Mathematics and Statistics Breadth Track Mathematics for Economics
- Breadth options
This subject is available as breadth in the following courses:
- Bachelor of Arts
- Bachelor of Commerce
- Bachelor of Design
- Bachelor of Environments
- Bachelor of Fine Arts (Acting)
- Bachelor of Fine Arts (Animation)
- Bachelor of Fine Arts (Dance)
- Bachelor of Fine Arts (Film and Television)
- Bachelor of Fine Arts (Music Theatre)
- Bachelor of Fine Arts (Production)
- Bachelor of Fine Arts (Screenwriting)
- Bachelor of Fine Arts (Theatre)
- Bachelor of Fine Arts (Visual Art)
- Bachelor of Music
- Available through the Community Access Program
About the Community Access Program (CAP)
This subject is available through the Community Access Program (also called Single Subject Studies) which allows you to enrol in single subjects offered by the University of Melbourne, without the commitment required to complete a whole degree.
Entry requirements including prerequisites may apply. Please refer to the CAP applications page for further information.
- Available to Study Abroad and/or Study Exchange Students
This subject is available to students studying at the University from eligible overseas institutions on exchange and study abroad. Students are required to satisfy any listed requirements, such as pre- and co-requisites, for enrolment in the subject.
Last updated: 8 February 2023