Basic Biostatistics, 4 credits (8FO0112)
Grundläggande biostatistik, 4 hp
Time: Weeks 3-5 2021
Course language: Spring course is taught in Swedish
Next available course in English will be autumn 2021.
Number of participants: 30
The course deals with the most common statistical methods in biostatistics. The main focus of the course is that the students should be able to know when to use a certain test and correctly interpret the results from a statistical program. Some aspects of study design in experimental, clinical and observational studies are also discussed as well as aspects of validity, errors and power analysis.
General requirements for studies on third-cycle education courses
Basic knowledge of statistical terms and concepts, and of descriptive statistics is required. To make sure that you have basic knowledge, perform the assessment provided below. If you have difficulties answering the questions we recommend that you prepare by reading some of the suggested literature or acquire knowledge using the link provided.
PhD students are admitted according to the following priority order:
- PhD students registered at the Faculty of Health Sciences
- PhD students registered at other faculties within Linköping University
- PhD students registered at other universities
Participation in the course of other students than above is only possible if there are fewer applicants from the above groups than students to be admitted.
Dept of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, IKE, Medicinska fakulteten, 581 85 Linköping.
Last updated: 2020-06-22