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Sample Surveys

The course will deepen your knowledge about sample surveys and their planning. It teaches different ways to execute and analyse statistical sample surveys. It teaches how these methods can be applied in more complicated sample situations with assistive information.

The following concepts are studied in more detail: Planning of sample and census surveys, simple random sampling non-response and other error sources, and other concepts.

The course content provides knowledge that is extremely useful for the application of statistical methods in different study and survey situations.

  • Course structure

    The course is given at day time, full time.

    Teaching format

    The teaching can consist of lectures, exercises, seminars, laboratory work and supervision. Some attendanceis are mandatory and other mandatory components can be included.

    Course information

    More information for registered students will be found in Athena


    Assessments take the form ofa written examination and written and/or oral presentation of a written assignment.


    Teachers autumn 2022

    Course coordinator

    Dan Hedlin

    You will find Dan's reception hours in the link above. If you want to visit Dan outside of his reception hours, you are welcome to e-mail his for an appointment.

  • Schedule

    The schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
  • Course literature

    Note that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.
  • Contact

    If you have questions about the course, please contact the cours coordinator:

    Teacher autumn 2022

    Course coordinator

    Dan Hedlin

    If you have questions about studying at the Department of Statistics, please contact our study- and career counselor.