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MT5765   Medical Statistics

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 15

ECTS credits : 7

Level : SCQF Level 11

Semester: 2

Availability restrictions: Not automatically available to General Degree students

Planned timetable: 10:00 - Mon (odd weeks), Wed, Fri

This module will cover a number of topics in medical statistics, that are important areas both in terms of methodological development and application. The main topic covered will be Survival Analysis, with others selected from Meta-analysis, Power calculations, Prospective vs Observational studies, Sequential analyses, Clinical trials.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass MT3507 or pass MT3508

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 2.5 lectures (x 10 weeks), 1 tutorial (x 10 weeks)

Scheduled learning hours: 35

Guided independent study hours: 115

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 35%, 2-hour Written Examination = 65%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 65%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 35%

Re-assessment: 2-hour Written Examination = 100%

Personnel

Module coordinator: Prof A G Lynch
Module teaching staff: Prof A Lynch