For students attending the course Biostatistics 1, (7.5 ECT credits) course code 4FH083

The course introduces the student to identify and distinguish important concepts of statistical thinking. Descriptive vs inferential statistics. Theoretical vs empirical distributions. Population parameters vs sample estimates. Pre-data vs post-data error probabilities. Testing hypothesis vs confidence intervals. Parametric vs non-parametric methods.
In addition, the student will learn professional use of Stata programming language.


Welcome to the course "Biostatistics 1", Fall 2023

The course starts November 6, 2023.

A very varm welcome to the third course on the master program in Public Health Sciences. We are looking forward to meet you all on November 6, 2023 at 09:00 in lecture hall KarolinaTomtebodavägen 18 A


Registration to keep your place and attend the course is compulsory. You register yourself in Ladok. The registration period is one week before the course starts and three days into the course. More information about web registration 

The morning introduction will be followed by a roll-call. Please contact us beforehand if you have any difficulties attending the first day.

During the first day you will receive detailed information about the course. 


For further information about this course, please contact:
Course leader and examiner

The schedule for Fall 2023 will published two weeks before the start of the course

Course analysis and course evaluation

Contact information

Nicola Orsini

Course director and examiner
K9 Department of Global Public Health

Amina Samuelsson

Education administration
K9 Department of Global Public Health

GPH Study Counsellor

Content reviewer: