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Technical and Research Skills: Introductory Workshops

Applied Statistics: An Introduction

3 days

This course advances upon the ‘Statistics for Beginners’ course. Participants attending this course should be familiar with the basic statistical graphic techniques, basic statistical measures used to describe data, basic hypothesis testing and, finally, have knowledge of basic, continuous and discrete probability distributions.

This course will cover the following topics:

  • an introduction to SAS Enterprise Guide
  • an overview of parametric and non-parametric tests
  • advanced regression techniques
  • principal components and factor analysis
  • cluster analysis

On completion of the course you will have:

  • the ability to recognise when to use available statistical models
  • the ability to apply statistical models to readily available data
  • the ability to interpret the output of the statistical analysis
  • knowledge of using SAS Enterprise Guide

Date to be confirmed. Please register your interest by emailing

Provider: UGC
Target Group: RS & PGR