Course Get ready to work with Biostatistics (Research Year)

ECTS: 1.9

Course leader: Eva Greibe

Language: English

Graduate school: Faculty of Health

Graduate program: ClinFO

Course fee: 2,280.00 DKK

Status: Course is open for application

Semester: Spring 2024

Application deadline: 02/01/2024

Cancellation deadline: 14/01/2024

Course type: Classroom teaching

Start date: 01/02/2024

Administrator: Thilde Møller Risgaard

Waiting list

All applicants will be placed on waiting list. This course is primarily for research-year medical students.

The course C262/23 Get ready to work with Biostatistics (Research Year) is being offered by the Graduate School of Health, Aarhus University, spring 2024.

Criteria for participation: University degree in medicine, dentistry, nursing, or master’s degree in other fields and/or postgraduate research fellows (only for research-year medical students).

Requirements for participation: None. We recommend that the participants use the statistical software GraphPad Prism for the course (free versions are available online).

Aim: To achieve knowledge on data documentation, basic statistical tests and the assumptions for performing these tests.

Learning outcomes: 

  • How to test for assumptions for basic statistical tests
  • How to perform basic statistical tests
  • How to present results in tables
  • How to perform a sample size calculation

Workload: The full workload of the course is expected to be around 20 hours (including homework).

Content: The participant will gain knowledge on:

  • Different types of variables (continuous and categorical variables)
  • Descriptive statistics
  • Test for Gaussian distribution
  • Sample size calculation
  • Parametric statistics and non-parametric statistics - paired data - unpaired data
  • Chi2 tests and Fishers exact test
  • Repeated measurements: One-way analysis
  • Presentation of data using different plots
  • Regression analysis

Instructors: Eva Greibe, Ole Halfdan Larsen, Peter Henrik Nissen

Venue: Aarhus University

Participation in the course is without cost for:

Course dates:

  • 01 February 2024 08:15 - 15:00
  • 23 February 2024 08:15 - 14:15