# ST409 - Medical Statistics with Advanced Topics

**Module code:**ST409**Module name:**Medical Statistics with Advanced Topics**Department:**Statistics**Credit:**15

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

## Module content and teaching

###### Principal aims

To introduce applications of statistics in medicine, and some of the statistical methods commonly used in medical research.

###### Principal learning outcomes

To appreciate the role of statistics in medical research; To understand some of the statistical principles of good practice in medical investigations; To understand how to use and interpret some of the statistical techniques used in medical data analysis.

###### Timetabled teaching activities

3 lectures/week

###### Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/statistics/courses/modules/years3-4/st409

###### Other essential notes

Availability: Only available to students who have NOT taken ST332. Prerequisite(s): ST218 Mathematical Statistics A and ST219 Mathematical Statistics B for students from the Statistics department. ST220 Mathematical Statistics for students from other departments.

## Module assessment

Assessment group | Assessment name | Percentage |
---|---|---|

15 CATS (Module code: ST409-15) | ||

D (Assessed/examined work) | Coursework | 20% |

2 hour examination (Summer) | 80% |

## Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

###### Core

N/A

###### Optional Core

N/A

###### Optional

- Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics (BSc MMathStat) (G1G3) - Year 3
- Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics (BSc MMathStat) (G1G3) - Year 4
- Master of Advanced Study in Mathematical Sciences (G1PE) - Year 1
- Undergraduate Master of Mathematics,Operational Research,Statistics and Economics (G300) - Year 3
- Undergraduate Master of Mathematics,Operational Research,Statistics and Economics (G300) - Year 4
- Undergraduate Master of Mathematics,Operational Research,Statistics and Economics (G30A) - Year 3
- Undergraduate Master of Mathematics,Operational Research,Statistics and Economics (G30A) - Year 4
- Undergraduate Master of Mathematics,Operational Research,Statistics and Economics (G30A) - Year 5
- Undergraduate Master of Mathematics,Operational Research,Statistics and Economics (G30B) - Year 3
- Undergraduate Master of Mathematics,Operational Research,Statistics and Economics (G30B) - Year 4
- Undergraduate Master of Mathematics,Operational Research,Statistics and Economics (G30B) - Year 5
- Undergraduate Master of Mathematics,Operational Research,Statistics and Economics (G30C) - Year 3
- Undergraduate Master of Mathematics,Operational Research,Statistics and Economics (G30C) - Year 4
- Undergraduate Master of Mathematics,Operational Research,Statistics and Economics (G30C) - Year 5
- Undergraduate Master of Mathematics,Operational Research,Statistics and Economics (G30D) - Year 3
- Undergraduate Master of Mathematics,Operational Research,Statistics and Economics (G30D) - Year 4
- Undergraduate Master of Mathematics,Operational Research,Statistics and Economics (G30D) - Year 5
- Undergraduate Master of Mathematics,Operational Research,Statistics and Economics (with Intercalated (G30E) - Year 3
- Undergraduate Master of Mathematics,Operational Research,Statistics and Economics (with Intercalated (G30E) - Year 4
- Undergraduate Master of Mathematics,Operational Research,Statistics and Economics (with Intercalated (G30E) - Year 5
- Undergraduate Master of Mathematics,Operational Research,Statistics and Economics (with Intercalated (G30F) - Year 3
- Undergraduate Master of Mathematics,Operational Research,Statistics and Economics (with Intercalated (G30F) - Year 4
- Undergraduate Master of Mathematics,Operational Research,Statistics and Economics (with Intercalated (G30F) - Year 5
- Undergraduate Master of Mathematics,Operational Research,Statistics and Economics (with Intercalated (G30G) - Year 3
- Undergraduate Master of Mathematics,Operational Research,Statistics and Economics (with Intercalated (G30G) - Year 4
- Undergraduate Master of Mathematics,Operational Research,Statistics and Economics (with Intercalated (G30G) - Year 5
- Undergraduate Master of Mathematics,Operational Research,Statistics and Economics (with Intercalated (G30H) - Year 3
- Undergraduate Master of Mathematics,Operational Research,Statistics and Economics (with Intercalated (G30H) - Year 4
- Undergraduate Master of Mathematics,Operational Research,Statistics and Economics (with Intercalated (G30H) - Year 5
- Postgraduate Taught Statistics (G4P1) - Year 1
- Postgraduate Taught Statistics (G4P1) - Year 2