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 next August.

Course schedule

Course TitleDate
Introduction to Stata (A) 17 - 18 October 2013
Interpretation of Infectious Disease Models 23 - 24 October 2013
Introduction to Economic Evaluation 20 - 22 November 2013
Field Epidemiology Applied to Health Protection 4 - 6 December 2013
Introduction to Statistical Methods for Lifecourse Epidemiology 10 December 2013
Analysis of Repeated Measures 11 - 12 December 2013
Introduction to Stata (B) 8 - 9 January 2014
Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis (A) 13 - 16 January 2014
Basic Epidemiology 20 - 24 January 2014
Introduction to Statistics 27 - 31 January 2014
Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods 10 - 14 February 2014
Introduction to Research Governance 24 - 25 February 2014
Critical Appraisal of Quantitative Research 28 February 2014
Introduction to Network Meta-Analysis 3 - 4 March 2014
Health Protection Principles and Practice 10 - 13 March 2014
Applied Health Protection 14 March 2014
Introduction to Using Conversation Analysis to Study Health Care Encounters 17 - 18 March 2014
Qualitative Research in Randomised Trials 20 March 2014
Basic Genetics and Genomics 24 - 25 March 2014
Genetic Association Studies 26 - 27 March 2014
Advanced Genetics and Genomics 28 March 2014
Questionnaire Design, Application and Data Interpretation 2 - 4 April 2014
Epigenetic Epidemiology 23 - 25 April 2014
Introduction to Stata (C) 1 - 2 May 2014
Advanced Stata 7 - 9 May 2014
Introduction to Linear and Logistic Regression Models 12 - 16 May 2014
Introduction to Rates and Survival Analysis 2 - 3 June 2014
Advanced Rates and Survival Analysis 4 - 5 June 2014
Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis (B) 9 - 12 June 2014
Design and Analysis of Randomised Controlled Trials 16 - 20 June 2014
Advanced Epidemiological and Statistical Methods 23 - 27 June 2014
Current Topics in Cancer Epidemiology Unavailable during 2013/14
Understanding Health Inequalities Unavailable during 2013/14