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MA348A: Statistical Methods for Data Analysis

Calendar Description

This course provides a broad overview of modern statistical methods for data analysis. Statistical methodology may include linear and generalized linear models, multilevel modelling, nonparametric methods, resampling theory, point-processes, survival analysis and functional data analysis.


ST362 or equivalent courses from other departments.


Professor Zilin Wang (PhD)
Office: LH3047 (Lazaridis Hall)
Office Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m., or by appointment for other time.
Email: zwang@wlu.ca
Telephone: x2870


Tuesday and Thursday 10 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. in BA210 (Bricker Academic Building)


There is no required textbook for this course.


Materials related to this course and the full course outline will be posted on the MA348 MyLearningSpace website. You are responsible for checking here on a regular basis for important announcements.


A final mark out of 100 will be calculated as follows:

  • Assignments: 15%
  • Midterm Test (Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, 10 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. in class): 25%
  • Project: (Tuesday, Apr. 3, 2018): 25%
  • Final Exam (2.5 hours, exact date, time and location to be announced): 35%

The final mark will be reported as a letter grade in accordance with the conversion table of the current undergraduate calendar.

This document is a summary of the course outline for MA348 and is provided for the convenience of students.