6 ECTS credits
Level of Study
Specialist Programme, PhD
Objectives and Content
The aim of the course is to provide students with an theoretical introduction to biostatistics
with an emphasis on the oral health sciences.
This course includes descriptive statistics, probability concepts, distributions,
and some important sampling distributions. Estimation and hypothesis testing of contiunuous data and frequency tables are emphasized.
Required Previous Knowledge
Bachelor's degree in dentistry, medicine or related sciences. Students enrolled in a Master's degree programme can take this course.
Teaching and learning methods
Lectures, 3 hours pr week for 8 weeks, a total of 24 hours
Compulsory Assignments and Attendance
Participation in lectures (requirement 80 % attendance)
Forms of Assessment
3 hours written exam. At the examination book, notes from the lectures and calculator are allowed.
Department of Clinical Dentistry
Higher Executive Officer Else Fredriksen
Telephone: 55 58 61 86