BIOSTATS 6004EX - Design of Randomised Controlled Trials
|Restriction:||Available to Grad Cert, Grad Dip, M Biostatistics students. Check with School for Non-Award Study.|
|Available for Study Abroad and Exchange:||No|
|Available for Non-Award Study:||Check with School|
|Pre-Requisite:||BIOSTATS 6000EX & BIOSTATS 6001EX|
|Assessment:||Three written assignments (30%, 30%, 40%)|
The aim of this course is to enable students to understand and apply the principles of design and analysis of experiments, with a particular focus on randomised controlled trials (RCTs), to a level where they are able to contribute effectively as a statistician to the planning, conduct and reporting of a standard RCT. Topics include: ethical considerations; principles and methods of randomisation in controlled trials; treatment allocation, blocking, stratification and allocation concealment; parallel, factorial and crossover designs including n-of-1 studies; practical issues in sample size determination; intention-to-treat principle; phase I dose finding studies; phase II safety and efficacy studies; interim analyses and early stopping; multiple outcomes/endpoints, including surrogate outcomes, multiple tests and subgroup analyses, including adjustment of significance levels and p-values; missing data; reporting trial results and use of the CONSORT statement.
Study Abroad student tuition fees are available here
Only some Postgraduate Coursework programs are available as Commonwealth Supported. Please check your program for specific fee information
* This course is not normally offered to international students studying within Australia.
Course OutlineA Course Outline which includes Learning Outcomes, Learning Resources, Learning & Teaching for this course may be accessed here
|Term||Last Day to Add Online||Census Date||Last Day to WNF||Last Day to WF|
|Semester 2||Mon 09/08/2021||Wed 18/08/2021||Fri 17/09/2021||Fri 29/10/2021|
|Enrolment Class: Independent Study|
|25674||01EX||20||12||This class does not have any timetabled face-to-face sessions. Please check MyUni or contact your Course Coordinator for details.|