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Module WIW-QMT-DST-M-1

Statistics I (M, 4.0 LP)

Module Identification

Module Number Module Name CP (Effort)
WIW-QMT-DST-M-1 Statistics I 4.0 CP (120 h)


CP, Effort 4.0 CP = 120 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in WiSe
Level [1] Bachelor (General)
Language [DE] German
Module Manager
Area of study [WIW-EPS] Entrepreneurship
Reference course of study [WIW-82.21-SG] B.Sc. Business Studies
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active


Type/SWS Course Number Title Choice in
Presence-Time /
SL SL is
required for exa.
PL CP Sem.
Statistics I
P 45 h 75 h
ja PL1 4.0 WiSe
  • About [WIW-QMT-DST-K-1]: Title: "Statistics I"; Presence-Time: 45 h; Self-Study: 75 h
  • About [WIW-QMT-DST-K-1]: The study achievement must be obtained. It is a prerequisite for the examination for PL1 .

Study achievement SL1

  • Verification of study performance: proof of successful participation in the exercise classes (ungraded)
  • Study achievement is a prerequisite for the examination.
    The tutorials will be handed in in the course of the semester as part of an OLAT test in order to receive the exam admission.

Examination achievement PL1

  • Form of examination: written exam (Klausur) (90 Min.)
  • Examination Frequency: each semester
  • Examination number: 32101 ("Statistics I")

Evaluation of grades

The grade of the module examination is also the module grade.


  • Introduction to research methods
  • Attributes and scales
  • Variables
  • Quality criteria
  • Introduction to the descriptive statistics:
  • Location parameter
  • Dispersion parameter
  • Introduction to inferential statistics:
  • Correlations
  • Differences in the mean
  • Regression
  • Mediation and Moderation
  • Application in R-Studio (part of the exercise)

Competencies / intended learning achievements

Upon successful completion of the module, students will be able to:
  • Outline the basics of the descriptive and inference statistics.
  • Interpret the output of the statistics software R-Studio.
  • Analyze statistical data and apply the correct statistical test.
  • Argue on the basis of statistical results for or against a thesis (hypothesis).
  • Formulate a research design for a specific context.
  • Argue with the help of data and test statistics.
  • Generate new research questions.
  • Summarize statistical results.


  • Field, A. (2009) Discovering statistics using SPSS. Sage.
  • Field, A. (2012). Discovering statistics using R. Sage.


Students are provided with the Online-lecture in an OLAT course (Video). Moreover, they can obtain all necessary documents

there (Script, etc.).

The exercise will be in class (all materials will be uploaded to OLAT).

Requirements for attendance (informal)


Requirements for attendance (formal)