Advanced Statistics - TM/MMA


Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

Participation in all exams of the 1st semester is required

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


  • Describe and understand advanced statistical methods
  • Understand how clinical trial design affect statistical choices


  • Explain the principles of decision-making for evidence-based healthcare
  • Identify different types of data sources and apply appropriate statistical methods
  • Write a statistical analysis plan (SAP) for a clinical trial
  • Perform selected statistical tests including multi-factorial analysis
  • Prepare a statistical report


  • Develop appropriate designs for clinical research
  • Select appropriate statistical analysis
  • Critically discuss differences in outcomes using different clinical trial designs (case, cohort, parallel, un-controlled, RCT etc)

Type of instruction

  • Teaching varies between lectures, workshops, (group) exercises and individual study



Name of examAdvanced Statistics
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Additional information

Please consult the Moodle page for your semester and contact the semester coordinator if you have academic questions, or the study secretary if you have administrative questions.

All other enquiries may be directed to Helene Nørgaard, secretary of the Study Board.

Facts about the module

Danish titleAvancerede statistiske metoder - TM/MMA
Module codeMEDMS20K2_4
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Education ownerMaster of Science (MSc) in Medicine with Industrial Specialisation
Study BoardStudy Board of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Clinical Medicine
FacultyThe Faculty of Medicine