October 2024


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Experimental Design and statistics

This unit will provide learners with an introduction to the principles of good experimental design and reporting. The unit aims to develop the scientific skills and understanding of the learner by encouraging them to effectively research, review, analyse and debate current scientific theories from the available published literature, and draw accurate conclusions or action plans to further scientific knowledge or support animal welfare.

Online only – Zoom 9-11am on the 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th October, 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd November. Online exam 9-11am on the 29th November 2024.

You will cover

  • Experimental design
  • Case examples
  • Ethics
  • Data sources
  • Presentations techniques
  • Confirmatory statistical analytical techniques

Key Skills you will develop

  • Knowledge and understanding of the importance of good experimental design on animal welfare
  • Ability to compare published experiments against the ARRIVE guidelines
  • Ability to design, manage and report their own experiment
  • Ability to evaluate methods used to collect data
  • Ability to evaluate the use of techniques to present data
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Course Details

  • Course Length: 300 hours
  • Credits: 30
  • Unit Number: U5.1
  • Teacher: Simon Anderson



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