Introduction to Statistics (f2f & online)

  • LocationUtrecht
  • Duration1 week
  • Starting moment23 Sep 2024
  • LanguageEnglish
  • Teaching methodOnline, At location
  • CertificationCertificate
  • Price980
  • ECTS1.5 EC

Introduction to Statistics

This course provides basic knowledge of statistics. The course is aimed to level differences in prior knowledge among students and provide the necessary base for the next two statistical courses.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, the student is able to:

  • Explain and use the different types of variables: quantitative (numerical vs qualitative (non-numerical) with their corresponding sub-types (continuous, discrete, ordinal, non-ordinal)
  • Summarize data in a graphical and numerical way, using measures of location and dispersion
  • Interpret data that is presented both graphically and numerically
  • Calculate the different types of frequency measures, being ‘absolute’, ‘relative’ and ‘cumulative’ frequency
  • Calculate (standard) normal probabilities, apply standardization formula for normally distributed data
  • Calculate binomial probabilities
  • Apply the principle of statistical inference from sample to population
  • Perform simple statistical analysis in the statistical packages R

Target Group

Our courses are aimed at clinical researchers, nurses, general practitioners, and other health professionals who want to improve their skills in epidemiology, statistics and (clinical) research.

Face to face

1 week, fulltime

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