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330097 VO Advanced Biostatistics (2021W)


LV für Masterstudium: Voraussetzung Zulassung zum Masterstudium

Fr 01.10. 13:15-14:45 Digital


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


Language: German

Examination dates


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Friday 08.10. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Friday 15.10. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Friday 22.10. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Friday 29.10. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Friday 05.11. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Friday 12.11. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Friday 19.11. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Friday 26.11. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Friday 03.12. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Friday 10.12. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Friday 17.12. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Friday 07.01. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Friday 14.01. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Friday 21.01. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Friday 28.01. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

The lecture will be given online as video-conference via moodle. Date and time: Starting from 2 October, every Friday from 15:00 to 16:30. The aim is to learn about essential biostatistical methods. An understanding about the application of these methods in the field of nutrition science should also be gained. The following statistical topics/methods are covered and illustrated by examples: Types of studies and experimental design, regression, nonparametric tests, and multiple testing. The use of statistical software (R) is also demonstrated.

Assessment and permitted materials

Due to the current measures to end the SARS CoV-2 epidemic, the exam will take place as oral online exam. No externail aids, except for a calculator, are allowed. Each candidate will be asked questions out of three thematic areas of the lecture contents. In each area, up to 8 points can be achieved. Hence, the total number of points that can be achieved is 24.
The maximal number of points is 24, for a positive grade at least 12 points need to be achieved. For a positive grade at least 12 points need to be achieved. The examination takes 30 minutes per participant.
(Previously and after the end of the corrent measures: Written exam with questions asking for numeric calculations and theoretical questions. A collection of required formulas and a calculator may be used during the exam. The maximal number of points is 24, for a positive grade at least 12 points need to be achieved. The written examination takes 90 minutes.)

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

At least 12 points in the examination are required to pass.

Examination topics

The scope of the examination covers all contents presented in the lecture, in particular, lecture notes and the collection of exercises are relevant documents to prepare for the examination. Questions will address theoretical concepts as well as require actual calculations in numeric examples.

Reading list

Lecture notes and excercises will be available online at the moodle platform. Furhter recommended literature:
Induktive Statistik, Helge Toutenburg und Christian Heumann, 4. Auflage 2008, Springer Verlag; Lineare Modelle, Helge Toutenburg, 2. Auflage 2003, Physica Verlag; Medizinische Statistik, Leonhard Held, Kaspar Rufibach und Burkhardt Seifert, 2013, Pearson Studium

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