Basic Statistics

3 credits

Syllabus, Bachelor's level, 3ME067

A revised version of the syllabus is available.
Code
3ME067
Education cycle
First cycle
Main field(s) of study and in-depth level
Biomedicine G1N, Medical Science G1N
Grading system
Fail (U), Pass (G), Pass with distinction (VG)
Finalised by
The Board of the Biomedicine Programme, 8 April 2013
Responsible department
Department of Medical Sciences

Entry requirements

General entry requirements

Learning outcomes

Aims The course gives skills in compiling biomedical data and interpretation of statistical analyses.

SKILLS AND ABILITY On completion of the course the student should be able to

- apply basic methods for descriptive statistics

- apply randomisation based methods for inference

- critically discuss statistical analyses critically collected from the literature of the disciplinary domain.

KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING The student should on completion of the course

- be able to account for theoretical and practical basic concepts within descriptive statistics, probability theory and statistical inference.

Content

Descriptive statistics: diagrams and measures. Planning and design of statistical studies.

Randomisation based inference: interval and hypothesis test.

Instruction

Teaching includes lectures, computer and calculation exercises, problem-oriented group assignments and seminars. Attendance is compulsory at computer and calculation exercises and group assignments and seminars.

Assessment

To pass the course, passed results of all compulsory parts and written assignments and active participation in seminars are required.

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