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Modern Methods in Data Analysis, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 63 days
University rank #49 (ARWU) Online
The course will begin with an introduction to likelihood theory, using simple examples and a minimum of mathematics. You will then move to learning about the most important regression models used in medical research. These include logistic regression, Poisson regression, analysis of `event history´ data, and the Cox proportional hazards regression model. 
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The course is aimed at professionals who are interested in to learn more about statistics for medical research. However, a medical education is not a requirement to succesfully participate in this course.

Modern Methods in Data Analysis is one of the online medical courses of the MSc Epidemiology Postgraduate Online; the online MSc program in Epidemiology offered by Utrecht University, University Medical Center Utrecht, MSc Epidemiology and Elevate Health.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 63 days
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
  • Credits
    4 ECTS

    4.5 ECTS

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    • Time flexibility
      Fully structured
    • Attendance
      Exams and graduation only
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Online group works/assignments

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Linear models
  • Likelihood and logistic regression
  • Poisson models and generalized linear models
  • Survival analysis
  • Resampling methods
  • Longitudinal data analysis

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

To enroll in this course, you need:

  • A BSc degree
  • Access to the program R
  • Sufficient understanding of statistics and data analysis. Elevate courses offering this knowledge include Introduction to Statistics and Classical Methods in Data Analysis
  • 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

    1285 EUR/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1285 EUR per module and a duration of 63 days.
  • EU/EEA

    1285 EUR/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1285 EUR per module and a duration of 63 days.
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