Course Code: VET116
Course Title : Biostatistics II
Weekly Teaching Hour: ( 2,0)
Course Description : The courses focus on statistical principles and methodology, and their application to Veterinary sciences. Emphasis on interpretation of results using computer packages. . Topics covered are: organisation, description and presentation of data in the life sciences; design of experiments and surveys; random variables, probability distributions, the binomial distribution and the normal distribution; statistical inference, tests of significance, confidence intervals; analysis of variance; linear regression, least squares estimation, inference for regression coefficients, prediction.
Recommended Textbook(s) and Supplementary Books:
Statistics for veterinary and Animal Science by Watson 3 rd. Ed. 2013
- Principles of Biostatistics by Pagano. 3 rd. Edi. 2013
- Fundamentals of Biostatistics by Rosner. 7th Ed. 2011
Class Participation 10%,
Mid-term Examination 30%,
Final Examination 50%,
Attendance 95% compulsory.