Courses Catalogue

Biostatistics

COURSE CODE: MPP 1110
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Physiology (Bachelor)
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: Faculty of Biomedical Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

6.   Detailed Course Content

 

6.1 Principles of statistics: Outline of statistical principles, relevance of biostatistics in health professional training, practice and research (1 LH)

6.2 Measurements: Ordinal scale, nominal scale, interval scale and ratio scale (1 LH)

 

6.3 Experiment & Survey: Quantitative data, qualitative data, primary and secondary data (2 LH)

6.4 Different study designs: Definitions of different study design, types of different study design, characteristics of different study design and how to formulate study designs (1 LH)

6.5 Sampling  procedures:  Types  of  sampling  procedures  including  sampling  in

 

chemical and biological experiments, identification of sampling procedures and application of sampling procedures (2 LH)