The aim is to provide students with an understanding of statistical reasoning and its application to epidemiological studies and the ability to read and critically evaluate the statistical section of journal articles. The course introduces basic statistical concepts of data presentation, probability distributions, confidence intervals hypothesis testing, sample size and power.
|Faculty||Faculty of Health and Medicine|
|School||School of Medicine and Public Health|
Semester 2 - 2017
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
The course includes practical exercises to illustrate the different concepts outlined, self assessment exercises, progress assignments with model answers and practical computing exercises requiring interpretation and presentation of results.
|Assumed Knowledge||Basic mathematical concepts.|
Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Online 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
|Timetable||2017 Course Timetables for BIOS6910|