Medical Life Sciences - M - Medical Statistics


General information

Course name Medical statistics
Course type Lecture + Tutorial
Course code MF-MethoWiss
Course coordinator Krawczak
Faculty Medical Faculty
Examination office Medical Life Sciences/Agricultural Faculty
Short summary This is a lecture from the Master’s programme Medical Life Sciences, which covers the basics of statistics with regard to their application in medicine.

Information about study level

Study level Master
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Information about credit points, evaluation and frequency

ECTS 2 + 1
Evaluation Written MC exam, regular attendance tutorial mandatory
Frequency Summer term only 135 minutes/week during lecture period (early April – mid-July)

Information about teaching language

Teaching language English
Minimum language requirement B2
Further information on the teaching language For all Medical Life Sciences courses, the minimum requirement for English language skills is B2 of the European Reference Framework.

Information about requirements

Requirements Medical Life Sciences is a Master’s programme with a two-stage ability assessment with 25 places/year. Interviews will be conducted with interested ERASMUS students.
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Information about course content, reading list and additional information

Course content Basics of statistics with regard to their application in medicine: GCP, descriptive statistics, probability theory, estimation theory, epidemiology, diagnostic testing, statistical testing, regression and correlation, statistical models. See
Reading list See modul description.
Additional information Information on Master’s programme Medical Life Sciences: