Course Description

Statistics Essentials

Global Edulink

Understand the basics of Statistics

Statistics are a core skill used in many careers. Basic statistics are critical for making decisions, investments, new discoveries, and even predictions. With this Statistics Essentials course from Global Edulink, learners will gain an understanding of the fundamentals and gain a better understanding of the statistical world.

Statistics are used in a range of different careers across many sectors, and a qualification in this subject can help secure such positions as: Business Analyst, Economist, Researcher, Data Analyst or Pharmaceutical Engineer. This course is extremely beneficial for individuals who need a refresher in statistics or for those that never had a chance to study the subject before.

Through 12 different modules the course will explain the basics of statistics and how they can be applied in business, research and more. From the base introduction you will progress to higher levels statistics, ending up with a well-rounded knowledge of the subject. Learn more about data as a whole and how it can be managed as well as the base of probability.

Who is it for?

  • Those working in business, business analytics, and data science

Anyone who wants to go beyond the basics and gain a deeper understanding of how statistics work in the real world

Method of Assessment:

At the end of the course learners will take an online multiple choice question assessment test. This test is marked automatically, so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.

Course Curriculum

  1. Introduction to the course
  2. Explore the world of statistics
  3. Identifying the center of the data
  4. Definition of data variability
  5. Explaining distribution and relative position
  6. A brief introduction to probability
  7. Understanding multiple event probability
  8. How to arrange objects?
  9. Probability distributions: discrete vs. Continuous
  10. Learning about discrete probability distributions
  11. Overview of continuous probability distributions
  12. The end


Successful students will be awarded a certificate in Statistics Essentials.

Benefits you will gain:

By enrolling in this course, you’ll get:

  • High-quality e-learning study materials and mock exams.
  • Tutorials/materials from the industry leading experts.
  • Includes step-by-step tutorial videos and an effective, professional support service.
  • 24/7 Access to the Learning Portal.
  • The benefit of applying for NUS extra Discount Card.
  • Recognised Accredited Qualification.
  • Access Course Content on Mobile, Tablet or Desktop.
  • A study in a user-friendly, advanced online learning platform.
  • Excellent customer service and administrative support.

Course Code 1098
College Name Global Edulink
Course Category Business, Data Analytics
Course Type Online Learning
Course Qualification CPD
Course Location Ireland
Course Fee 80.00
Course Times All delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months).
Title of Awarding Certificate in Statistics Essentials.
Entry Requirements This course is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds. However, a sound educational background would be an advantage. Learners should be ages 16 or over to undertake the qualification. Basic understanding of English language, literacy, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course
Career Path Data Scientist , Statistical Programmer , Technical Business Analyst , Statistical Analyst , Research Statistician ,
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Course Provider

Global Edulink

CityPoint, 1 Ropemaker Street, London, EC2Y 9HU, Dublin, United Kingdom

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