FTR4015 BiostatisticsBahçeşehir UniversityDegree Programs PHYSIOTHERAPY AND REHABILITATION (TURKISH)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
FTR4015 Biostatistics Fall 2 0 2 2

Basic information

Language of instruction: Turkish
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): Prof. Dr. HALİM İŞSEVER
Dr. Öğr. Üyesi HAZAL GENÇ
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 have theoretical and practical knowledge required to fulfill professional roles and functions of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation field. 3
2) To act in accordance with ethical principles and values in professional practice. 2
3) To use life-long learning, problem-solving and critical thinking skills. 5
4) To define evidence-based practices and determine problem solving methods in Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation practices, using theories in health promotion, protection and care. 5
5) To take part in research, projects and activities within sense of social responsibility and interdisciplinary approach. 4
6) To have skills for training and consulting according to health education needs of individual, family and the community. 2
7) To be sensitive to health problems of the community and to be able to offer solutions. 5
8) To be able to use skills for effective communication. 3
9) To be able to select and use modern tools, techniques and modalities in Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation practices; to be able to use health information technologies effectively. 2
10) To be able to search for literature in health sciences databases and information sources to access to information and use the information effectively. 5
11) To be able to monitor occupational information using at least one foreign language, to collaborate and communicate with colleagues at international level. 3
12) To be a role model with contemporary and professional identity. 2