Statistics 3B: Biostatistics
University of Glasgow
Area of Study
Health Science, Statistics
Taught In English
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits2.5
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units3.75
Hours & Credits
This course provides an introduction to statistical methods and concepts relevant to problems in medicine, especially in clinical trials and epidemiological studies, and discusses the principal ethical issues that arise. It also covers survival analysis as a means of modelling measurements made over an interval of time.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.
Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.