University of Central Lancashire

University of Central Lancashire

Information Technology and Statistics for Health

This course is designed for those wishing to obtain a basic training in the practical application of statistical and IT skills appropriate for medical/health research; students receive training on the critical appraisal of medical research papers, paying particular attention to the statistical issues, and in the statistical analysis of data sets.

Entry requirements

A graduate in a medical or health-related discipline, or have some experience of working in medical research together with a basic mathematical knowledge, GCSE mathematics grade C or better.

Assessment methods

Assessment is via coursework assignments; these take the following forms: formal reports; critical interpretation of statistical analyses (both those performed by the student and those included in published papers).


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Certificate Part-time £ 500 per Module (home fees) 3 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Preston Campus Preston PR1 2HE North West

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