The aim of the course is to enable the student to formulate biological questions in order to design, analyse, interpret, and present biological studies, which is important in regard to transition from a student to become a part of the scientific community and for any basic understanding of scientific investigation.
The course builds on the knowledge acquired in the courses Mathematics for Biology, Statistics, and gives an academic basis for studying the topics of statistical analysis and designing studies, that are part of the degree.

In relation to the competence profile of the degree it is the explicit focus of the course to:

Give the competence to understand quantitative analysis of future projects and their underlying theories
Give the competence to enter into academic collaborations and structure personal learning.
Give skills to use statistical software, program R, for analysis of a variety of models
Provide knowledge and understanding of scientific theories, experimental methods.
ECTS-point5,0 ECTS