Course Code: SBMS2101
Course Title: Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Unit: 2
Faculty Package / Core / Elective: Core
Concentration Area: Nil
Year of Study: Year 2
Term: 1
Pre-requisit:: Nil
Co-requisite: Nil
Course Coordinator:

Professor SO Hon Cheong


This course will introduce students to the basic concepts in biostatistics and epidemiology. Students will learn about study designs in public health and epidemiology, and their respective strengths and limitations. They will also learn about fundamental statistical concepts such as probability distributions and hypothesis testing. Students will be introduced to the principles of common statistical tests, and learn how to apply them in real practice.

Offering Year: 2017/18 onwards

Note: Course details and requirement are to be updated from time to time. Students are advised to visit this website and CUSIS for the most updated information.