Short Courses in Statistics

Our scheduled short courses are below.  We are also able to run these courses for your organisation at a mutually convenient date/time, or design bespoke courses around your particular requirements. Please email statistics@herts.ac.uk for further details.

See also other professional development courses run by Hertfordshire Business School.

How to apply

Please click on the links below to the relevant courses and follow the instructions to apply online. If you are unable to pay by card and require an invoice, please email statistics@herts.ac.uk.

Introductory Courses in Statistics and R

Course TitleDurationCostDates
Getting Started with Stats (online) 1 day £199 Tuesday 25 May 2021, 10:00 - 17:00
Introduction to R for Life and Social Sciences (online) 2 days £319 Tuesday 6 July - Wednesday 7 July 2021
Getting to Know R (online) 1 day £199 Tuesday 6 July 2021, 10:00 - 17:00

Courses in Designing and Analysing Surveys

Course TitleDurationCostDates
Survey Design and Analysis (online) 2 days £319 Tuesday 15 June - Wednesday 16 June 2021
Survey Design (online) 1 day  For 2021, this course is only available by attending the full two-day Survey Design and Analysis course
Survey Analysis (online) 1 day  For 2021, this course is only available by attending the full two-day Survey Design and Analysis course
Questionnaire Design and Sample Selection (online) 0.5 days TBA Autumn 2021 - See also our Survey Design or Survey Design and Analysis courses
Sample Size and Power 0.5 days TBA Autumn 2021 - See also our Survey Design or Survey Design and Analysis courses

Courses in Statistical Data Analysis

Course TitleDurationCostDates
Survey Design and Analysis (online) 2 days £319 Tuesday 15 June - Wednesday 16 June 2021
Data Analysis in R (online) 1 day £199 Wednesday 7 July 2021, 09:30 - 17:00
Comparing Groups (online) 1 day TBAAutumn 2021 - See also our Survey Design and Analysis course
Relationships in Data 1 day TBA Autumn 2021 - See also our Survey Design and Analysis course
Advanced Excel (online) 0.5 days TBA Spring 2022
Essential Topics in Multivariate Data Analysis 2 days TBA Please email for dates
Advanced Data Modelling 2 days TBA Please email for dates

Bespoke Courses

We are able to design and deliver bespoke courses for organisations, adapting existing courses or creating new ones. Examples of the topics we are able to cover are given below but many more are possible. Please email statistics@herts.ac.uk for more details.

  • Introductory statistics (measures of location; measures of variance; confidence intervals; …)
  • Survey Design (sample size; power; questionnaire design)
  • Presentation of data (summary statistics; graphs and charts)
  • Statistical software (R; SPSS; Excel; SAS; Statistica; G*Power; Minitab; …)
  • Classical Hypothesis Testing (t-tests; ANOVA; Chi-square; non-parametric tests; …)
  • Measures of Association (Pearson's correlation; Spearman's correlation; Cramer's V; …)
  • Linear Regression (simple linear regression; multiple regression; variable selection; …)
  • Multivariate methods (cluster analysis; correspondence analysis; discriminant analysis; factor analysis; …)
  • Analysis of Variance methods (ANOVA; ANCOVA; MANOVA; …)
  • Generalised linear modelling (binary logistic; multinomial; …)

Accommodation for short courses

It is not possible to book bed and breakfast accommodation at the University. However, local places to stay are listed below. It is possible that a discount may be offered if you say you are attending a University event.

  • Beales Hotel (+44 (0)1707 288500)
  • Premier Inn (0333 003 1698)
  • Mercure Hatfield Oak (+44 (0)1707 275701)
  • Travelodge Hatfield Central (0871 984 6316)