Course: Statistical Consulting

Course type: compulsory
Lecturer: Lara Lusa, Ph.D., Associate Professor

Study programme and level Study field Academic year Semester
Applied statistics, second level All modules 2nd 1st

For the timeline see Curriculum.


  • Valid inscription to second year to start the course.
  • Presentation of a seminar and 80% presence at other seminar presentations.

Content (Syllabus outline):
Student under guidance of his/her supervisor performs one or more analyses (depends on the level) for a customer. He/she is present at all phases of the research, and learns the role of a statistician in a research team. In analysis the student will use methods learned in other courses, or, eventually, some other methods necessary to accomplish the task. Student helps the customer to prepare a report and also prepares a report about his/her work for the supervisor.
Objectives and competences:
Student obtains practical experience with statistical consulting and analysis, where special emphasis is given to methods of the chosen module. Student solves real problems in designing research, collecting and describing data, analysis, interpretation of results and learns communicating with the customer. 

Intended learning outcomes:
Student performs real data analysis, where he/she needs to combine knowledge acquired at other courses, or possibly learns new methods.



Main contact:
e-mail: info.stat (at)

Contact for administrative questions (enrolment, technical questions):
Katarina Erjavec Drešar
University of Ljubljana, Faculty of electrical engineering, Tržaška cesta 25, 1000 Ljubljana.
room num.: AN012C-ŠTU
phone: 01 4768 209
e-mail: katarina.erjavec-dresar (at)