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Foundations of Probability Theory

Master's level | 7.5 credits | Course code: MSA150
Autumn 2020
50% Day
Period: 3 November 2020 - 17 January 2021
2) Only EU/EEA citizens and students with approved residence permit in Sweden can apply

About the Course

The course comprises lectures, and classes with exercises and discussions. Probability theory is a rich and varied area of mathematics, with many applications; modern statistics is based on this theory. The purpose of this course is to study its foundations. Key words and phrases are: Basics, moments, independence and conditioning, the Strong law of large numbers,Transforms and the Central limit theorem, Random walk and the Markov property.

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Requirements and Selection

Requirements: Completed course containing basic probability theory, such as MSG110 Probability theory.

Selection: All eligible applicants who have applied before the deadline will be granted a place.

Tuition Fee

Application fee: 900 SEK
Full course cost: 14 875 SEK
First payment: 14 875 SEK

EU/EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students do not pay fees. More information on:

Study Guidance, tel: 031-772 3505


Department of Mathematical Sciences
41296 Göteborg

Visiting address: Chalmers Tvärgata 3

Phone: 0317721000

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