Introduction to Data Analyses and Management


This module develops the subject of statistics and data analyses to learners as applied in agricultural and environmental sciences. The module will cover descriptive statistics, types of data and variables, data distributions and variability, probability before progressing to data exploration, inferential statistics and data presentation. 

Sustainable development topics referenced within the module include: Climate Action, Life Below Water, Life on Land

Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of basic theoretical and applied statistical concepts and recognition of data and variable types.

  2. Manage data and apply statistical software for relevant analyses of agricultural and ecological data

  3. Demonstrate an ability to explore data and exhibit an understanding of descriptive statistics.  

  4. Apply the principles of hypothesis testing to appropriately select, conduct and report some basic statistical tests including with suitable graphical presentation

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