Statistical Analysis with R for Public Health Specialization

Imperial College London
Delivery Method
Online/Distance Learning
Start Date
Approx. 4 months
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Master Statistics for Public Health and Learn R. Develop your statistical thinking skills and learn key data analysis methods through R.

What will you learn?

  • Recognise the key components of statistical thinking in order to defend the critical role of statistics in modern public health research and practice
  • Describe a given data set from scratch using descriptive statistics and graphical methods as a first step for more advanced analysis using R software
  • Apply appropriate methods in order to formulate and examine statistical associations between variables within a data set in R
  • Interpret the output from your analysis and appraise the role of chance and bias as explanations for your results

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