Course Basic Biostatistics - part 1

ECTS: 2.4

Course leader: Erik Thorlund Parner

Language: English

Graduate school: Faculty of Health

Graduate program: PH

Course fee: 2,880.00 DKK

Status: Course is open for application

Semester: Fall 2024

Application deadline: 07/08/2024

Cancellation deadline: 21/08/2024

Course type: Classroom teaching

Start date: 04/09/2024

Administrator: Anne Fabricius

Requirements for participation

Participants are expected to be familiar with their statistical package.

Course dates may change

Please note, that the course dates may change. The final dates will be confirmed primo February.

The course P1050/42 Basic Biostatistics Part 1 is being offered by the Graduate School of Health, Aarhus University, 2024.

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

Requirements for participation:
Participants are expected to be familiar with their statistical package.

The course provides the students with basic skills using the most common, simple statistical models and analyzes in medical research

Learning outcomes: 

  1. Document and handle data needed for a statistical analysis
  2. Chose a relevant statistical model for a given research question and evaluate the assumptions of the statistical analysis
  3. Perform a statistical analysis based on the chosen model
  4. Describe the results of the statistical analysis, and discuss the results in relation to the scientific question
  5. Make simple calculations of sample sizes for the planning of a comparative study

The full workload of the course is expected to be 60 hours

Basic statistical concepts such as mean, standard deviation, model, estimate, test, p-value, and confidence interval. One and two sample problems, paired data. Non-parametric methods. The binomial distribution, and analysis of cross tabulated data. Model diagnostics. Power and sample size calculations.

Professor Erik Thorlund Parner and TBA

Venue: Aarhus University, Aarhus

Participation in the course is without cost for:

Course dates:

  • 04 September 2024 09:15 - 16:00
  • 11 September 2024 09:15 - 16:00
  • 18 September 2024 09:15 - 16:00
  • 25 September 2024 09:15 - 16:00