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MATH6068 Statistical Genetics

Module Overview

To introduce the basic concepts and terms in genetics and some commonly used statistical models appropriate for the analysis of genetic data.

Aims and Objectives

Module Aims

To introduce the basic concepts and terms in genetics and some commonly used statistical models appropriate for the analysis of genetic data.

Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Having successfully completed this module you will be able to:

  • • understand the basic concepts of genetics • know how to analyse the most usual forms of genetic linkage and allelic association data.

Syllabus

• Module 1: Genetics and inheritance • Module 2: Classical linkage analysis • Module 3: Linkage disequilibrium • Module 4: Population-based studies of disease/gene associations • Module 5: Family-based studies

Learning and Teaching

TypeHours
Teaching14
Independent Study136
Total study time150

Assessment

Summative

MethodPercentage contribution
Assessment  () 100%

Referral

MethodPercentage contribution
Coursework 100%

Repeat Information

Repeat type: Internal & External

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