University of York

University of York

Health Research and Statistics

The postgraduate certificate offers you a solid grounding in quantitative methods used in health, medical and social sciences. The programme offers a range of modules in applied statistics and health research including systematic reviews, randomised controlled trials, epidemiology and health economics. Teaching is offered in a variety of mediums with some modules delivered remotely while others are campus based. The programme provides a hands-on approach to undertake analysis for a variety of health related data using suitably chosen software packages.

Entry requirements

You should normally be a graduate with a 2.1 degree or higher, or equivalent from an overseas university, and be able to demonstrate that you have the necessary knowledge of and interest in a relevant area of health sciences. Applicants are assessed on a case-by-case basis, and we follow the University's equal opportunities policy. For applicants whose first language is not English, the minimum University English language requirements of IELTS 6.0 (with at least 5.5 in each of the four language components) or the equivalent are required.

Course modules

The compulsory modules worth 30 credits are: introduction to regression analysis (10 credits); health research methods (20 credits); in addition you will choose modules worth 30 credits from the following:; further regression analysis (10 credits); an introduction to multilevel analysis (10 credits); measurement in health and disease (10 credits); epidemiology (10 credits); randomised controlled trials (10 credits); systematic reviews (10 credits); health economics (10 credits); understanding clinical statistics (10 credits).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgCert Full-time September 2017 GBP 3,380 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2017 GBP 3,380 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2017 GBP 8,145 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2017 GBP 3,380 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2017 GBP 3,380 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2017 GBP 3,380 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2017 GBP 1,690 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2017 GBP 1,690 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2017 GBP 1,690 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2017 GBP 1,690 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,070 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2017 GBP 1,690 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Administrator
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01904 321321