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Advanced biostatistics and epidemiology

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2019

Admitted to the course

Here you will find everything you need to know before the course starts.

About the course

The emphasis of the course is on the understanding of statistical reasoning in the analysis of epidemiological data and research.
 
Concepts and tools for causation will be discussed. Different types of regression analyses will be described and applied with a focus on application of linear and logistic regression. Other methods such as Poisson regression, Cox regression and survival analysis, multilevel modelling and mediation analysis will also be introduced.  The course will also bring up examples of utilization of epidemiological data analysis in research and practice.
 
Epidemiological research articles will be discussed with focus on the statistical and epidemiological methods, and theoretical parts will be illustrated with discussion exercises and computer exercises with epidemiological data.

Application and eligibility

Advanced biostatistics and epidemiology, 7.5 hp

Visa tillfällen för föregående termin Autumn Term 2019 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

Starts

28 October 2019

Ends

8 December 2019

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

For non-programme students applying as single-course students, the requirements are 120 ECTS, of which a minimum of 30 ECTS are within one of the following: health sciences, environmental health or social sciences. To be admitted to the course tha applicant must have passed the course 3FH072 Biostatistics and the course 3FH038 Epidemiology or have equivalent qualifications.

English proficiency equivalent to English B/6 from Swedish Upper secondary education.

Basic entrance requirements for higher studies in Swedish language proficiency is also required if the course is taught in Swedish.

Selection

Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code

UMU-30401

Application

Application deadline was 15 April 2019. Please note: This second application round is intended only for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens. Submit a late application at Universityadmissions.se.

Application and Tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK18,550

Total fee

SEK18,550

Starts

28 October 2019

Ends

8 December 2019

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

For non-programme students applying as single-course students, the requirements are 120 ECTS, of which a minimum of 30 ECTS are within one of the following: health sciences, environmental health or social sciences. To be admitted to the course tha applicant must have passed the course 3FH072 Biostatistics and the course 3FH038 Epidemiology or have equivalent qualifications.

English proficiency equivalent to English B/6 from Swedish Upper secondary education.

Basic entrance requirements for higher studies in Swedish language proficiency is also required if the course is taught in Swedish.

Selection

Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code

UMU-F3048

Application

Application deadline was 15 January 2019. The application period is closed.

Application and Tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK18,550

Total fee

SEK18,550

Contact us

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Course is given by
Epidemiology and Global Health
Contact person for the course is:
Angelica Johansson