About the course
A “hands-on”-course on the evaluation of data in biological sciences. Learn how to arrange, evaluate, and interpret the data you raised and learn to understand how statistical data were raised by other scientists.
The course run from week 6 to the end of week 11, 6 weeks in all. The course is worth 10 ECTS points, divided into theory (4 ECTS) and application (6 ECTS).
Aims and objectives
The aim of the module “Applied Biostatistics” is the general capability to collect, manage, evaluate, and interpret scientific data by means of a renowned statistical software package. Moreover, this module aims at promoting the understanding of statistical evaluation as used in scientific studies and the use of statistical parameters as a tool to provide “scientific evidence”.
The teaching methods applied in this module will be:
- theoretical approach by lecturing and individual preparation (self-study)
- common exercises in class
- problem solving in groups and at an individual level
- presentations of problem solutions
The learning process will be supported by ICT (i.e. videos and quizzes).
The exam is an internally assessed exam worth 10 ECTS and is an individual product which is to be handed in on WISEflow. The exam takes place in week 11.
The students will receive one grade based on the Danish 7-point grading scale.
Additional information on exam formalities and criteria for the elective course will be available by the beginning of the semester.