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bio150 - Statistics for Biologists (Complete module description)
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Module label Statistics for Biologists
Modulkürzel bio150
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Institute directory Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences
Verwendbarkeit des Moduls
  • Bachelor's Programme Biology (Bachelor) > Naturwissenschaftliche Grundlagen
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Biology (Bachelor) > Ergänzungsmodule
Zuständige Personen
  • Kretzberg, Jutta (Module responsibility)
  • Kretzberg, Jutta (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Skills to be acquired in this module
[nop] + knowledge of biological working methods ++ biologically relevant knowledge in the natural sciences and mathematics ++ statistics & scientific programming + interdisciplinary knowledge & thinking ++ abstract, logical, analytical thinking + independent learning and (research-based) working + data presentation and evidence-based discussion (written and spoken) + teamwork [/nop] Knowledge in applied statistics Basic knowledge of programming language R Ability to plan, conduct and interpret statistical analysis of biological data
Module contents
Introduction to applied statistics - background and application in R: Logic, set theory, combinatorics, probability theory, distributions, descriptive statistics, inferential statistics, statistical tests, ANOVA, study design, Bayes' statistics, correlation, regression, curve fitting
A detailled script for lecture and exercises is available in Stud.IP
Language of instruction German
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency jährlich
Module capacity unlimited
Reference text
Übungen mit R können auf einem eigenen Laptop oder im Rechnerraum absolviert werden
Modullevel / module level ---
Modulart / typ of module je nach Studiengang Pflicht oder Wahlpflicht
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Form of instruction Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
Lecture 2 SoSe 28
Exercises 2 SoSe 28
Präsenzzeit Modul insgesamt 56 h
Examination Prüfungszeiten Type of examination
Final exam of module
within two weeks after lecture time
written exam (+15% bonus points from exercises)