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Introduction to Statistics, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 21 days
    Duration
University rank #51 (ARWU) Online
Our Introduction to Statistics course will provide you with a basic understanding of statistics. Geared towards people studying and working in the health domain, the course will enable you to interpret research data, and to explain and use different types of variables.

About

The aim of the course is to bring all students, irrespective of their prior knowledge, up to the necessary level to enable them to participate in other statistical courses. In order to achieve this aim, you will be tested on your statistical knowledge at the start of the course. The results will give you an insight into your own statistical strengths and weaknesses, enabling us to provide you with specific advice on how best to participate in the course.

Accreditation

As this is a university course, it is covered by academic accreditation. Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a recognized certificate from Utrecht University and the UMC Utrecht.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 21 days
    • Intensity 14 hrs/week
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Credits
    1 ECTS
    1.5 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Fully structured
    • Attendance
      Exams and graduation only
    • Student interaction
      Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments

Programme Structure

Course Topics:

  • Discrete outcomes
  • Binomial probability distribution
  • Continuous outcomes
  • The normal probability distribution
  • Central Limit Theorem
  • Statistical inference (estimation and hypothesis testing)

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

To enroll in this course, you need:

  • An academic (university) level of thinking
  • Access to the computer programs SPSS & R
  • The Cast e-bookWe will use the Introductory statistics (biometrics) e-book for the statistical theory. For extra practice material you can use the Exercises e-book. (Note that to make full use of CAST you have to have JAVA installed on your computer.)
  • Sufficient proficiency in English reading and writing

Technological Requirements

Since our courses are offered online, you do need access to a computer with internet connection (preferably with a broadband speed of 2-5 mb per second) to access the Virtual Learning Environment, to follow lectures, open documents, to complete assignments and communicate with fellow participants.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    385 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 385 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 21 days.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    385 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 385 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 21 days.
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