Competencies and objectives


Course context for academic year 2019-20

In this course we will see the basic concepts of Biostatistics applied to nutrition, as well as several practical cases in which we will be able to interpret the results of statistical inference. We will establish the basic concepts necessary for many of the subjects of later courses such as Community Nutrition, Public Health or Epidemiology.



Course content (verified by ANECA in official undergraduate and Master’s degrees)

Specific Competences (CE)

  • E20 : Base Health Care Science professional intervention on scientific evidence and the resources available.
  • E21 : Establish assessment mechanisms, taking into account scientific, technical and quality factors.
  • E22 : Understand health care information systems.
  • E23 : Apply the methods and procedures required in one's field to identify health problems.
  • E24 : Explain the overall sequence for the quantitative and statistical study of the nutritional status and health of a population.
  • E25 : Analyse statistical data referring to population studies.
  • E26 : Use computer resources to analyse questionnaires and other tools for assessing the nutritional status and health of a population.
  • E27 : Interpret and communicate the results of nutritional studies.


Specific transversal competences of the degree course :>>Foreign language proficiency

  • CT1 : Read and understand texts in a foreign language.


Specific transversal competences of the degree course :>>IT and information competences

  • CT2 : Show computer and information system skills and abilities.


Specific transversal competences of the degree course:>>Oral and written communication competences

  • CT3 : Show oral and written communication skills.


General Competences of the Degree Course (CG):>>Basic training module

  • 3 : Understand statistics applied to Health Sciences.




Learning outcomes (Training objectives)

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Specific objectives stated by the academic staff for academic year 2019-20

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Code: 27509
Lecturer responsible:
Credits ECTS: 6,00
Theoretical credits: 1,00
Practical credits: 1,40
Distance-base hours: 3,60

Departments involved

    Area: NURSING
    Theoretical credits: 1
    Practical credits: 1,4
    This Dept. is responsible for the course.
    This Dept. is responsible for the final mark record.

Study programmes where this course is taught