Short Course Programme Medical Statistics (CPD) - Nottingham - Nottinghamshire - Nottingham Trent University - I28230

Home > Courses > Medical Sciences > Online > Nottingham > Short Course Programme Medical Statistics (CPD) - Online

Short Course Programme Medical Statistics (CPD) - Online

Speak directly and without obligation to Nottingham Trent University

To contact you must accept the privacy policy

Short Course Programme Medical Statistics (CPD) - Online

  • Objectives
    The aims of this course are to explore both the theoretical aspects and practical applications of medical statistics with individuals originating from the biomedical sciences who have a non mathematical background.
  • Entry requirements
    Entry requirements

    Candidates will normally be expected to possess one of the following qualifications before entry:



    * An Honours degree (at least a 2.2, or its equivalent) in a relevant biological subject from a UK (or equivalent) University

    * A professional qualification of equivalent status

    * Any other such qualification and experience deemed equivalent in subject content and level of attainment by the admissions panel.



    In addition a good command of English is essential to enable successful completion of the programmes:



    * The minimum requirement is the British Council IELTS grade 6.5 or its equivalent.
  • Academic title
    Short Course Programme Medical Statistics (CPD)
  • Course description
    What do you study?

        * Normal and non-normal distributions, error, standard deviation, variance and standard error
        * T test and ANOVA, validity interpretation least squares difference tests
        * Non parametric tests - validity and interpretation
        * Linear Regression - validity, residuals outliers and interpretation
        * Non linear regression, multivariate regression and modelling
        * Survival Analysis including Kaplan Meier, proportional hazards, and Cox regression
        * Limitations and interpretation
        * Cluster analysis and Principal components analysis.

    Course information
    The School of Science and Technology at Nottingham Trent University is offering a series of short courses within the molecular biosciences, developed specifically for individuals within the health service, pharmaceutical industry, biotechnology companies and related SMEs. These three day courses may also be used as a contribution towards a Masters degree.

    What do you study?

        * Normal and non-normal distributions, error, standard deviation, variance and standard error
        * T test and ANOVA, validity interpretation least squares difference tests
        * Non parametric tests - validity and interpretation
        * Linear regression - validity, residuals outliers and interpretation
        * Non linear regression, multivariate regression and modelling
        * Survival Analysis including Kaplan Meier, proportional hazards, and Cox regression
        * Limitations and interpretation
        * Cluster analysis and Principal components analysis.

    Assessment
    Assessment will comprise a written assignment (60%) and an IT statistics workbook assessment (40%).

    Why study at Nottingham Trent University?

        * Expert tuition by researchers, consultants and professionals
        * Four month access to NTU student resources.

    Your future career

        * This course offers a great opportunity for personal development and career progression
        * Masters level training in selected advanced topics within the molecular biosciences
        * The learning skills required to apply the techniques acquired to your workplace and/or future careers.

Other programs related to medical sciences

This site uses cookies. If you continue navigating, the use of cookies is deemed to be accepted. See more  |   X