Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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Archived Curricula Guide 2013–2014
Curricula Guide is archieved. Please refer to current Curricula Guides
BIOI2270 Introduction to Statistics 3 ECTS
Organised by
Person in charge
Juho Heimonen
Planned organizing times
Period(s) I II III IV
2013–2014 X

Learning outcomes

Students know the basics of statistics. This includes definitions, general principles of conducting a statistical study, and methods of descriptive and analytical statistics. Students will be able to perform a simple statistical analysis, given a study description and observations.


This course covers basic concepts in statistics, commonly used numerical and graphical methods of descriptive statistics, principles of statistical inference, statistical models, likelihood, point and interval estimators, and statistical tests. The R language is used throughout the course.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 28 h 0 h

Weekly exercises, project work.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
  • In English
Project / practical work
  • In English
Weekly Exercises and Project / practical work



Recommended year of study

1. year spring

Study materials

Lecture notes.

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Future Technologies
Department of Future Technologies
Department of Future Technologies
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Department of Future Technologies
DP in Computer Science
DP in Electr. and Communication Technology
Finnish Study Modules