Short course programme

The University of Bristol School of Social and Community Medicine is a leading centre for epidemiology, health services research and public health in the UK.

We offer a comprehensive programme of high quality intensive short courses in epidemiology, medical statistics, qualitative research, health economics, appraisal and synthesis of research and health protection. 

Our courses range in duration from one to five days. They are aimed at University staff and post graduate students, public health specialists, health-care professionals and members of the pharmaceutical and medical device industry.

Courses are designed and taught by members of the School, with some invited speakers from the UK and abroad.  

Online bookings for the 2016/17 short course programme opened on 1st August 2016.
Some courses are now fully booked or have limited places remaining. Availability for each course is listed on the individual course webpage.
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What our attendees think

The short course programme is highly regarded, with many attendees funded by their employer. Student feedback is excellent.

 

2016/17 course schedule - browse by date (or browse by topic)

Course titleDates
Introduction to Stata (A) 12 - 13 October 2016
Data Linkage 17 - 18 October 2016
DataSHIELD Introduction to R 19 October 2016
DataSHIELD User 20 October 2016 (morning)
DataSHIELD Technical 20 October 2016 (afternoon)
Introduction to R 14 November 2016
Introduction to Statistics 21 - 25 November 2016
Writing a Qualitative Paper 30 November 2016
Introduction to Using Conversation Analysis to Study Health Care Encounters 14 - 15 December 2016
Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis (A) 10 - 13 January 2017
Introduction to Stata (B) 17 - 18 January 2017
Introduction to Epidemiology
30 January - 3 February 2017
Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods 6 - 10 February 2017
Mendelian Randomization 21 - 22 February 2017
Introduction to Research Governance 27 - 28 February 2017
Appraising Epidemiological Studies 2 - 3 March 2017
Analysis of Repeated Measures 6 - 8 March 2017
Qualitative Research to Optimise Design and Conduct of Randomised Trials 14 March 2017
Introduction to Economic Evaluation 15 - 17 March 2017 
Advanced Stata 20 - 22 March 2017
Health Protection Principles and Practice 27 - 30 March 2017
Applied Health Protection 31 March 2017
Introduction to Stata (C) 4 - 5 April 2017
Genetic Epidemiology 24 - 28 April 2017
Introduction to Linear and Logistic Regression Models 8 - 12 May 2017
Introduction to Rates and Survival Analysis 15 - 16 May 2017
Introduction to Network Meta-Analysis 17 - 18 May 2017
Epigenetic Epidemiology 5 - 7 June 2017
Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis (B) 12 - 15 June 2017
Introduction to Randomised Controlled Trials 19 - 23 June 2017
Causal Inference in Epidemiology: Concepts and Methods 26 - 28 June 2017
Advanced Survival Analysis and Prognostic Modelling 3 - 4 July 2017
Questionnaire Design, Application and Data Interpretation 5 - 7 July 2017

2016/17 course schedule - browse by topic (or browse by date)