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Postgraduate course

Statistics I

  • ECTS credits6
  • Teaching semesterAutumn
  • Course codeODO-STAT1/06
  • Number of semesters1
  • Language

    English if English-speaking students attend the seminars, otherwise Norwegian

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ECTS Credits

6 ECTS credits

Level of Study

Specialist Programme, PhD

Teaching semester


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.

Grading Scale



Department of Clinical Dentistry

Contact Information

Higher Executive Officer Else Fredriksen

e-mail: else.fredriksen@uib.no

Telephone: 55 58 61 86