Statistical Methods for Business, Medicine and Social Science

8. November 2016 at 11:13

17th to 18th June 2017, Oxford, United Kingdom.

secondary-logoThis weekend course provides a good grounding in basic statistical methods. Such methods are useful in a wide variety of disciplines including social sciences, such as business studies, economics and psychology.

The techniques include summarising, distributions, frequency, hypothesis testing and confidence. This short course contains guided practical sessions to help gain experience of statistical software.

Please note that this popular course has run in previous years under the title “Basic Statistics for the Social Sciences.”


 The course will cover the following topics:

  • Descriptive statistics, frequencies
  • Normal and other distributions, standard score
  • Hypothesis testing – introduction, including significance and type 1 and 2 errors
  • Specific hypothesis tests –  t test, ANOVA, chi test
  • Correlation and regression

Find more information on the course here.


Published in GI-Mail 11/2016 (English edition). Sign up for GI-Mail here.  

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