Course Title Biostatistics & Health Informatics
Course Level 300
Credit Unit 2

The course introduces the students to the basic principles of Biostatistics and its application in medical sciences. The course is planned to equip the students with the necessary tools and skills for collecting, analyzing, interpreting, and using data. Topics to be covered include:

  • Introduction to Biostatistics
  • Role and Application of Biostatistics in Human Biology and Medicine
  • Variables, Collection and Organization of Data
  • Scales of Measurement
  • Presentation of Data
  • Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion
  • Probability: Introduction and Theory
  • Introduction to Inductive Statistics
  • Population Distribution, Estimating Population Values
  • Statistical Significance of a Difference Association, Correlation, and Regression.