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Advanced biostatistics and epidemiology

  • Number of credits 7.5 credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2022

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 credits

Visa tillfällen för föregående termin Autumn Term 2022 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

The information below is only for exchange students


1 November 2022


1 December 2022

Study location




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 and Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English B/6. To be admitted to the course the applicant must have passed the course 3FH072 Biostatistics and the course 3FH038 Epidemiology or have equivalent qualifications.


Students applying for courses within a double degree exchange agreement, within the departments own agreements will be given first priority. Then will - in turn - candidates within the departments own agreements, faculty agreements, central exchange agreements and other departmental agreements be selected.

Application code



This application round is only intended for nominated exchange students. Information about deadlines can be found in the e-mail instruction that nominated students receive. The application period is closed.

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