Applied Health Statistics

This course introduces the student to statistical techniques for analysing health related data. It provides the student with the ability to apply appropriate statistical techniques to data sets gathered during project work and also to comment on and rate techniques used in existing studies.

Accordion / FAQ component

Applicants will be expected to hold a Level 5 National / Higher Certificate in Business, Science, Engineering or equivalent. Applicants with other qualifications and/or with relevant experience may also be considered through ATU’s Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;

1.Describe the rationale for and methods of selecting appropriate samples for a study in a health related area
2.Use epidemiological data to evaluate the health status of a population
3.Choose and apply appropriate tests of hypotheses based on a research problem and the characteristics of a dataset.
4.Model the relationships between variables using appropriate statistical methods
5.Use an appropriate statistical software package to perform statistical analysis of data


Learn from world renowned academic staff in Ireland’s leading, future focused and globally recognised colleges.

Gain an accredited NFQ qualification/micro credential that you may count towards a full award if you so wish in the future.

Previous modules may be used as recognition of prior learning towards Advance Centre degree programmes.

Equip yourself with the latest in demand skillset, tools, know-how and knowledge to succeed in your career.

Gain a competitive edge, influence growth and steer strategic goals in your organisation upon completion of your studies with the Advance Centre.

Detailed Course Information

Contact us
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • Facebook
  • Instagram
  • YouTube