PTR4015 BiostatisticsBahçeşehir UniversityDegree Programs NUTRITION AND DIETETIC (ENGLISH)General Information For StudentsDiploma SupplementErasmus Policy StatementNational QualificationsBologna Commission
Bachelor TR-NQF-HE: Level 6 QF-EHEA: First Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 6

Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Code Course Name Semester Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
PTR4015 Biostatistics Fall 2 0 2 2

Basic information

Language of instruction: English
Type of course: Must Course
Course Level: Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery: E-Learning
Course Coordinator : Assoc. Prof. HASAN KEREM ALPTEKİN
Course Lecturer(s): Assoc. Prof. DENİZ SIĞIRLI
Recommended Optional Program Components: none
Course Objectives: To learn basic concepts and statistical principles and to acquire data collection, classification and summarizing skills by using this information.

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
- Plan a research
- Collect data
- Analyze the data
- Write a report

Course Content

Teaches the use of biostatistics in health sciences.

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Basic statistical concepts and biostatistics
2) Classification of data
3) Summarizing the data
4) Tables and graphics
5) Theoretical distributions
6) Normality tests and graphs
7) Midterm
8) Sampling methods
9) Sampling methods
10) Calculation of sample size
11) Hypothesis tests
12) Hypothesis tests
13) Correlation and regression analysis
14) Overview


Course Notes / Textbooks: Haftalık olarak verilecektir. / Will be given weekly.
References: Hayran, O., Özbek, H. (2012) Sağlık Bilimlerinde Araştırma ve İstatistik Yöntemler. İstanbul: Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Attendance 13 % 0
Midterms 2 % 40
Final 2 % 60
Total % 100
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours 13 2 26
Study Hours Out of Class 6 4 24
Midterms 1 2 2
Final 1 2 2
Total Workload 54

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1) To use theoretic and methodological approach, evidence-based principles and scientific literature in Nutrition and Dietetics field systematically for practice. 2
2) To have theoretic and practical knowledge for individual's, family's and the community's health promotion and protection. 2
3) To assess nutritional status of risky groups in nutrition related problems (pregnant, babies, adolescences, elders, etc.) 4
4) To use healthcare, information technologies for Nutrition and Dietetic practice and research. 4
5) To communicate effectively with advisee, colleagues for effective professional relationships. 2
6) To be able to monitor occupational information using at least one foreign language, to collaborate and communicate with colleagues at international level. 4
7) To use life-long learning, problem-solving and critical thinking skills. 3
8) To act in accordance with ethical principles and values in professional practice. 4
9) To take part in research, projects and activities within sense of social responsibility and interdisciplinary approach. 4
10) To be able to search for literature in health sciences databases and information sources to access to information and use the information effectively. 4
11) To take responsibility and participate in the processes actively for training of other dieticians, education of health professionals and individuals about nutrition. 5
12) To carry out dietetic practices considering cultural differences and different health needs of different groups in the community. 5