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About the Course

We live in an uncertain and complex world, yet we continually have to make decisions in the present with uncertain future outcomes. Indeed, we should be on the look-out for "black swans" - low-probability high-impact events. To study, or not to study? To invest, or not to invest? To marry, or not to marry? While uncertainty makes decision-making difficult, it does at least make life exciting! If the entire future was known in advance, there would never be an element of surprise. Whether a good future or a bad future, it would be a known future. In this course we consider many useful tools to deal with uncertainty and help us to make informed (and hence better) decisions - essential skills for a lifetime of good decision-making. Key topics include quantifying uncertainty with probability, descriptive statistics, point and interval estimation of means and proportions, the basics of hypothesis testing, and a selection of multivariate applications of key terms and concepts seen throughout the course....

Top reviews

TS

Apr 30, 2020

I would like to thank Dr. James Abdey for his wonderful explanation of probability and statistics in a short time. I definitely learnt many things which I can make use in my further courses. Thank you

NS

Apr 22, 2021

James Abdey is an excellent lecturer. He explains clearly while using a lot of examples from real life applications. I am considering to read his PhD thesis (even though I don't have insomnia :-))

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By Peter T

Feb 10, 2022

Fantastic overview delivered in a very engaging and fun manner - thanks for putting this together!

By Leo M

Nov 12, 2020

Great for beginners, an introductory course that gives much insight on probability and statistics.

By Hosein N

Mar 4, 2021

This is the best course, and the ultimate starter pack for anyone interested how the world works.

By Mykhailo Z

May 6, 2020

Wonderful course.Very well closes the gaps in university education. Gives confidence in knowledge

By Gkirdas E

Mar 3, 2021

Great introduction in statistics with a very innovatively approach, giving the trigger for more.

By Hasan W B

May 2, 2020

Excellent for beginners. Module leader explain things with real example.over all good experienc.

By Vishnu D K

Jun 9, 2020

Excellent beginning to probability & statistics. Crisp & clear content & very good course conte

By Saravanan S

Apr 28, 2020

Great course for data science, Dr James Abdey conveyed key concepts in the most simplest terms.

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By Francis J

Oct 30, 2020

Excellent course - Dr James Abdey makes a wide range of statistical areas very understandable

By Gian C

Jun 4, 2020

Good for total beginners. It's a very basic introduction but can be completed rather quickly.

By Don B

Nov 1, 2021

Nice introduction to probability. I enjoyed the professor's delivery of the subject matter.

By Manu G

Sep 27, 2019

Great course to revise basic statistics concept or if you are new to the area of statistics

By Rajath R

Apr 18, 2020

Good start to understanding the basics and important topics of Statistics and Probability!

By Marcello P G d S

Aug 2, 2020

It was a great course. I hope more free courses in the future from University of London.

By Duong H T

Dec 26, 2019

A great inspiring course for starters. Thanks Dr James Abdey so much for excellent work.

By Tianyue P

Nov 8, 2022

This course really makes a solid base of my knowledge about probability and statistics.

By Ashutosh M

May 17, 2021

The content of this course is better, I am impressed with the presenter of the course.]

By Sina S

Jun 27, 2020

Quite good as an introduction to the subject or for recalling the basics of statistics.

By yue

Dec 5, 2018

Very good introduction and overview, gives clear picture of probability and statistics.

By Tatiana O

Jun 7, 2020

Good explanation of the materials taught. I like the fact I could do it at my own pace

By Dr. S N

May 22, 2020

Eexcellent teacher and explained every concept with examples. Appreciated the efforts

By Rajat S

Apr 30, 2020

It was very good experience for me to see such basics being dealt with great examples

By Souvik A

May 9, 2020

A great instructor. Teaches in a very clean and understandable way. A big thumbs up.

By Ehsan s

Apr 26, 2020

It was great conseptual course with great way of explaining as simple as possible