Our Personal Professional Development (Public Health and Primary Care) courses meet the training needs of health professionals who are either interested in a career in public health or want to develop new skills in a specific area of public health, primary care or research methods.
This course is relevant to current or future professionals whose careers will involve either conducting quantitative research or interpreting the findings of quantitative research studies. Statistical analysis of data is a key part of research and many research findings and recommendations are based on the results of statistical analysis. An awareness of statistical methods and the ability to interpret data from published studies is invaluable in a career in public health.
- Introduction to statistical thinking
- Types of data
- Populations and sampling, variability and sample size
- The normal ditribution and confidence intervals
- Correlation and simple linear regression
- Multiple regression
- Logistic regression
- Statistical inference for continuous and categorical data
- Survival Analysis
- Statistics in Practice
Teaching begins on 7th February 2022 and runs for 1 semester.
Full details can be seen on our website: https://https://www.manchester.ac.uk/study/masters/courses/list/03229/personal-professional-development-public-health-and-primary-care/course-details/POPH60982#course-unit-details