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BIO2270 Introduction to Statistics 3 op
Organised by
Master's Degree Programme in Bioinformatics
Person in charge
Juho Heimonen
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
Biolääketieteellisen teknologian yksikkö
Curricula 2011 – 2012
BIOI2270 Introduction to Statistics 3 ECTS


Strategic themes: Internationalisation

Learning outcomes

Students know the basics of statistics. This includes definitions, general principles of conducting a statistical study, and methods of descriptive and analytical statistics. Students will be able to perform a simple statistical analysis, given a study description and observations.


This course covers basic concepts in statistics, commonly used numerical and graphical methods of descriptive statistics, principles of statistical inference, statistical models, likelihood, point and interval estimators, and statistical tests. The R language is used throughout the course.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In English

Lectures (28 h), weekly exercises, project work.

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 0-5 available at request.

Further information

Organization responsible: Department of Information Technology, University of Turku

Belongs to following study modules

Biolääketieteellisen teknologian yksikkö
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Biolääketieteellisen teknologian yksikkö