Quantitative Method

2018/2019

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The module in the quantitative method includes descriptive statistics, probability theory, stochastic variables and their distributions, sampling, estimation, hypothesis testing and comparisons of two populations, variance analysis, simple and multiple linear regression and logistic regression. Initially, the theories of these topics are taught, and afterwards students will practice their skills through exercises. This is supplemented further with a series of lectures focusing on the practical application of statistics in relation to business economics issues. The themes which are taught focus on how companies and organisations interact with and influence their surroundings.

Learning objectives

Knowledge

The student must through the module obtain knowledge about:

  • Acquiring theoretical knowledge of statistics, including descriptive statistics, probability theory, distributions, sampling, regression analysis, uncertainty and interpretation of their own results and those of others.

  • Acquiring knowledge of applied statistics.

  • Identifying knowledge of statistical software to be able to perform statistical analyses.

Skills

The student must through the module obtain skills in:

  • Applying the statistical model concept in such a way that they are able, independently and in groups, to formulate and conduct quantitative analyses.

  • Applying it-based tools to perform statistical analysis.

Competences

The student must through the module obtain competences to:

  • Identifying, formulating and analysing business economics issues using quantitative analyses.

  • Conducting critical interpretation and evaluation of their own methods, data and results and those of others in the context of quantitative analysis.

Exam

Exams

Name of examQuantitative Method
Type of exam
Oral exam
ECTS10
Permitted aids
All written and all electronic aids
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentModule examinations are assessed according to the Danish 7-point grading scale. The grade 12 will be awarded to students who give an excellent performance and demonstrate that they have fulfilled the above objectives exhaustively or with few insignificant omissions. The grade 02 will be awarded to students who demonstrate that they have fulfilled the minimum acceptable level of the above learning objectives.

Facts about the module

Danish titleKvantitativ metode
Module codeBAEBA201710
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS10
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Business Economics
FacultyThe Faculty of Social Sciences