Short course programme

Introduction

The School of Social and Community Medicine provides a programme of high quality intensive short courses covering a range of health services research and epidemiological methods, as well as generic research skills. They are aimed at academics, public health specialists, health-care professionals and industry.

Courses range in duration from one to five days. These courses are designed and taught by members of the school with some invited speakers from the UK and abroad. The short course programme is highly regarded, with many attendees funded by their employer, and student feedback on these courses is excellent.

Please note: this webpage gets refreshed in August each year. If you have missed a course please check back in mid-August.

Course schedule

Course TitleDate
Introduction to Stata (A) 21 - 22 October 2014
Introduction to Statistical Methods for Lifecourse Epidemiology 12 November 2014
Introduction to Economic Evaluation 18 - 20 November 2014
Introduction to Statistics 24 - 28 November 2014
Applied Field Epidemiology for Health Protection Specialists 9 - 11 December 2014
Writing a Qualitative Paper 18 December 2014
Introduction to Stata (B) 8 - 9 January 2015
Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis (A) 13 - 16 January 2015
Basic Epidemiology 19 - 23 January 2015
Appraising Evidence for Healthcare Practitioners 3 February 2015
Appraising Epidemiological Studies 4 February 2015
Introduction to Network Meta-Analysis 9 - 10 February 2015
Introduction to Using Conversation Analysis to Study Health Care Encounters 12 - 13 February 2015
Introduction to Research Governance 23 - 24 February 2015
Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods 2 - 6 March 2015
Health Protection Principles and Practice 9 - 12 March 2015
Applied Health Protection 13 March 2015
Analysis of Repeated Measures 17 - 18 March 2015
Qualitative Research in Randomised Trials 23 March 2015
Questionnaire Design, Application and Data Interpretation 24 - 26 March 2015
Introduction to Genetics 13 April 2015
Genetic Epidemiology 14 - 17 April 2015
Interpretation of Infectious Disease Models 20 - 21 April 2015
Introduction to Stata (C) 27 - 28 April 2015
Critical Appraisal of Qualitative Research 7 May 2015
Introduction to Linear and Logistic Regression Models 11 - 15 May 2015
Advanced Stata 18 - 20 May 2015
Introduction to Rates and Survival Analysis 1 - 2 June 2015
Advanced Rates and Survival Analysis 3 - 4 June 2015
Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis (B) 9 - 12 June 2015
Design and Analysis of Randomised Controlled Trials 15 - 19 June 2015
Advanced Epidemiological and Statistical Methods 22 - 26 June 2015
Epigenetic Epidemiology 29 June - 1 July 2015