Instruction

Name Cr Method of study Time Location Organiser
Data analysis with SAS 5 Cr Lecture Course 28.10.2019 - 12.12.2019
Data analysis with SAS 5 Cr Lecture Course 4.9.2018 - 17.10.2018
Data analysis with SAS 5 Cr Lecture Course 4.9.2017 - 18.10.2017

Target group

Optional course.

Master's Programme in Mathematics and Statistics is responsible for the course.

The course belongs to the Statistics and Social statistics module.

The course is available to students from other degree programmes.

Learning outcomes

Ability to use SAS tools in data analysis practice

Timing

Recommended time/stage of studies for completion: 1. or 2. year

Term/teaching period when the course will be offered: varying

Contents

The course covers the essential data handling and data analysis tools implemented in selected SAS software packages (BASE, STAT, GRAPH, IML). Data analysis by SAS tools
- SAS programming
- Data language
- Macro language
- Matrix algebra (IML language)
- Main descriptive and analysis SAS procedures
- Interfaces (SAS/EG)
- Graphics
- SAS and R interface.

Activities and teaching methods in support of learning

Lectures, excercise classes

Study materials

Separate course material

Assessment practices and criteria

Excercises and written assignment, Course will be graded with grades 1-5

Completion methods

Exercises and written final assignment