Short course programme

The 2016/17 short course programme will be published on 1st August 2016. Online bookings will open on this date - we regret that bookings cannot be made in advance.

Our programme of high quality intensive short courses covers a range of health services research and epidemiological methods, as well as generic research skills.

Courses are aimed at academics, public health specialists, health-care professionals and industry. They range in duration from one to five days.

These courses are designed and taught by members of the school with some invited speakers from the UK and abroad.

Bookings are now closed for our 2015/16 programme.   

What our attendees think

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

2015/16 course schedule

Course titleDates
Introduction to Stata (A) 5 - 6 October 2015
Introduction to Statistical Methods for Lifecourse Epidemiology 18 November 2015
Introduction to Statistics 23 - 27 November 2015
Applied Field Epidemiology for Health Protection Specialists 8 - 10 December 2015
Writing a Qualitative Paper 15 December 2015
Introduction to using conversation analysis to study health care encounters 16 - 17 December 2015
Introduction to Stata (B) 6 - 7 January 2016
Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis (A) 12 - 15 January 2016
Basic Epidemiology 18 - 22 January 2016
Appraising Evidence for Healthcare Practitioners 3 February 2016
Appraising Epidemiological Studies 4 February 2016
Mendelian Randomisation 17 - 18 February 2016
Introduction to Research Governance 22 - 23 February 2016
Critical Appraisal of Qualitative Research 25 February 2016
Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods 29 February - 4 March 2016
Introduction to Economic Evaluation 8 - 10 March 2016
Health Protection Principles and Practice 14 - 17 March 2016
Analysis of Repeated Measures 22 - 24 March 2016
Introduction to Rates and Survival Analysis 12 - 13 April 2016
Genetic Epidemiology 18 - 22 April 2016
Introduction to Network Meta Analysis 25 - 26 April 2016
Introduction to Stata (C) 28 - 29 April 2016
Epigenetic Epidemiology 4 - 6 May 2016
Introduction to Linear and Logistic Regression Models 9 - 13 May 2016
Advanced Stata 16 - 18 May 2016
Applied Health Protection 1 June 2016
Advanced Rates and Survival Analysis 6 - 7 June 2016
Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis (B) 13 - 16 June 2016
Introduction to R 17 June 2016
Design and Analysis of Randomised Controlled Trials 20 - 24 June 2016
Advanced Epidemiological and Statistical Methods 27 June - 1 July 2016
Qualitative Research in Trials Spring 2017 (TBC)