Short courses

Population Health Sciences offer a comprehensive programme of high quality intensive short courses in epidemiology, medical statistics, qualitative research, health economics, appraisal and synthesis of research, and health protection.

Our courses range in duration from one to five days. They are aimed at University staff and postgraduate students, public health specialists, health-care professionals and members of the pharmaceutical and medical device industry.

The 2016-2017 programme of courses has now closed. We anticipate launching our new programme for 2017-2018 on or around 2nd October 2017. 

Course titleDates (please note all tbc)Topic
Introduction to Stata (A)  November 2017 Statistical Computing;Show all
Introduction to R  November 2017 Statistical Computing;Show all
Introduction to Statistics  November 2017 Medical Statistics;Show all
Writing a Qualitative Paper (A)  December 2017 Qualitative Research;Show all
Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis (A)  December 2017 Medical Statistics;Appraisal and Synthesis of Research;Show all
Analysis of Repeated Measures  January 2018 Epidemiology;Medical Statistics;Show all
Introduction to Using Conversation Analysis to Study Health Care Encounters  January 2018 Qualitative Research;Show all
Introduction to Bayesian Data Analysis using WinBUGs  January 2018 Epidemiology;Medical Statistics;Statistical Computing;Show all
Introduction to Research Governance  February 2018 Medical Research Design and Management;Show all
Introduction to Epidemiology  February 2018 Epidemiology;Medical Statistics;Randomised Trials;Medical Research Design and Management;Show all
Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods  February 2018 Qualitative Research;Show all
Introduction to Economic Evaluation  March 2018 Health Economics;Show all
Questionnaire Design, Application and Data Interpretation  March 2018 Medical Research Design and Management;Show all
Mendelian Randomization  March 2018 Epidemiology;Genetic Epidemiology;Medical Statistics;Statistical Computing;Informatics;Show all
Introduction to Stata (B)  April 2018 Statistical Computing;Show all
Introduction to Multiple Imputation Methods to deal with Missing Data  April 2018 Medical Statistics;Show all
Advanced Multiple Imputation Methods to deal with Missing Data
 April 2018 Medical Statistics;Show all
Introduction to Linear and Logistic Regression Models  April 2018 Medical Statistics;Show all
Epigenetic Epidemiology  May 2018 Epidemiology;Genetic Epidemiology;Show all
Advanced Epigenetic Epidemiology  May 2018 Genetic Epidemiology;Show all
Introduction to Rates and Survival Analysis  May 2018 Medical Statistics;Show all
Introduction to Network Meta-Analysis  May 2018 Medical Statistics;Appraisal and Synthesis of Research;Show all
Improving your Stata: data management, publication-quality outputs, and automating tasks  May 2018 Statistical Computing;Show all
Causal Inference in Epidemiology: Concepts and Methods  June 2018 Epidemiology;Show all
Statistical Methods for Mediation Analysis  June 2018 Epidemiology;Medical Statistics;Show all
Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis (B)  June 2018 Medical Statistics;Appraisal and Synthesis of Research;Show all
Genetic Epidemiology  June 2018 Epidemiology;Genetic Epidemiology;Statistical Computing;Show all
Writing a Qualitative Paper (B)  June 2018 Qualitative Research;Show all
Advanced Survival Analysis and Prognostic Modelling  June 2018 Medical Statistics;Show all
Introduction to Randomised Controlled Trials  July 2018 Randomised Trials;Medical Research Design and Management;Show all
Health Protection Principles and Practice  July 2018 Health Protection;Show all
Epidemiology Concepts Applied to Outbreak Investigation  July 2018 Health Protection;Show all
Data Linkage  July 2018 Informatics;Show all
Qualitative Research to Optimise Design and Conduct of Randomised Trials Bi-annual (course will next be running in 2018/19) Randomised Trials;Qualitative Research;Show all

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2017/18 short courses

We are currently working on an exciting programme of courses for next year. Please check back for more details and bookings in October 2017.

Some very clear explanations of concepts; excellent well-informed tutors; great location/room/biscuits! Excellent arrangements and very smoothly run course. Really improved my understanding of statistical concepts and theory.

Course feedback, November 2016
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