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Course Overview

The subject provides students with an introductory survey of the many applications of descriptive and inferential statistics in a business environment.  The subject will focus on the computation and interpretation of various numerical measures such as describing data, basic concepts of probability, probability distributions, estimation, hypothesis testing and linear regression and correlation analysis.





The subject aims to equip students with knowledge and skills to:

  • Organise, analyse, interpret and present data related to a business environment.
  • Apply basic statistical concepts to solve simple business-related problems.

Entry Requirements

Applicants applying for modular units which are drawn from existing full diploma or post-diploma programmes will have the same minimum entry requirements as the full qualifications.


To find out the minimum entry requirements specific to this modular course, please click here.

What You'll Learn

  • Data
  • Organisation and Presentation
  • Measures of Central Tendency, Variation and Skewness
  • Linear Regression & Correlation
  • Introduction to Probability
  • Continuous Probability Distributions
  • Sampling Distribution and the Central Limit Theorem
  • Estimation & Confidence Interval
  • Hypothesis Testing
  • Chi-Square Distribution



Modes of Assessment


  • Continual Assessment 100%





Upon successful completion of the modular unit, students will be awarded a Statement of Result which can count towards the attainment of the:
Diploma in Business Practice (Business Administration)
Diploma in Business Practice (Logistics Management)

For more information on course fee / schedule, or to apply,

Course Contact

  • Mainline 67881212
  • Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 6:00pm
    Friday: 8:30am - 5:30pm
    Closed during lunchtime, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    and on weekends and public holidays.

  • https://www.tp.edu.sg/tsa
  • Temasek SkillsFuture Academy (TSA)
    Temasek Polytechnic
    East Wing, Block 1A, Level 3, Unit 109
    21 Tampines Ave 1
    Singapore 529757

  • Temasek Polytechnic reserves the right to alter the course, modify the scale of fee, amend any other information or cancel course with low enrolment.