Introduction to Applied Statistics

3-day course

The aim of this three-day course is to provide participants with an introduction to applied statistics from a beginner level.

The content will provide an overview of common statistical ideas and approaches. By the end of the course, you should be able to identify which statistical test is the most applicable for a given scenario and interpret the results. 

The course will be interactive and practical, with delivery of sessions based on lectures and 'pen and paper' exercises.

Who will benefit from the course?

The course is suitable for anyone who wants to develop or refresh their statistical knowledge. This could be individuals working in a variety of research fields or stages, clinicians who want to develop their understanding (eg for critiquing journal articles), or students who are going to require statistical knowledge to complete their studies.


Dan Green is the course leader for this short course.

Dates and times

Times TBC


Course materials will be provided via a delegate course website approximately one week prior to the course start date.

Hard copies of exercises will be provided throughout the course as necessary. Hard copies of PowerPoint presentations will not be provided, but these can be printed by delegates before the start of the course via the delegate course website.


£649 - Early Bird Rate

£749 - Standard Rate

ScHARR staff and ScHARR students should contact Karen Holden at, to check your eligibility, reduced fees, and details for booking (including password required to book via the Online Store).

Booking and payment

This course is now live on our Online Store, and we are currently taking bookings for this new and exciting ScHARR short course. 

All of our ScHARR short course bookings are processed through our Online Store, where all of our ScHARR short course bookings are initially processed. Payment is by credit/debit card or PayPal and via invoice (purchase order required).

If your employer is paying your fees, and they would prefer to be invoiced, then please ensure you select the Invoice option, and provide details of the purchase order during your booking. Please also forward a copy of the actual purchase order to NB: bookings are not fully confirmed until receipt of purchase order is received.

If you have any queries relating to fees and payment, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Bookings will automatically close at 11pm on Wednesday, 10 June, or when the course reaches full capacity, whichever is soonest.

If you have any queries relating to fees and payment, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Accommodation and meals

The course fee includes lunch and refreshments throughout the three days of this course. Plus a course evening dinner, that will take place on the first evening of Wednesday 24 June 2020. (There is no additional fee).

If you have any special dietary or access requirements, please ensure these are identified when prompted on the online booking, alternatively please contact Karen Holden at with details.  

NB: Accommodation is not included.

We do however have a preferential rate of £70 for our delegates at Halifax Hall, or £50 per night at our Jonas Hotel, which is situated behind Halifax Hall.  Details of how to book this, are provided automatically upon receipt of your booking via an automated email from the Short Course Unit, via the Online Store.

For further details please contact Karen Holden at or by telephone +44 114 222 2698.


Halifax Hall Hotel and Conference Centre
Endcliffe Vale Rd
S10 3ER

Tel:  +44 114 222 8810


For further information please do not hesitate to contact us via email at

or call +44 114 222 2968.

The content of our courses is reviewed annually to make sure it is up-to-date and relevant. Individual modules are occasionally updated or withdrawn. This is in response to discoveries through our world-leading research, funding changes, professional accreditation requirements, student or employer feedback, outcomes of reviews, and variations in staff or student numbers. In the event of any change we'll consult and inform students in good time and take reasonable steps to minimise disruption.

Information last updated: 28 June 2021

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