Graduate Specialisation Program in Applied Statistics to Health Sciences

Universidade de Aveiro
1 year
Graduate diploma / certificate
Scholarships available
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Universidade de Aveiro

About this program

Graduate Specialisation Program in Applied Statistics to Health Sciences

The course aims to provide specialized, solid and cohesive training in knowledge and practical skills in the application of statistical methods frequently used in the context of health sciences, clinical research and epidemiology

This course aims to introduce R software and different analysis methodologies for different experimental designs. The learning objectives are to:

  • Data manipulation and analysis using R
  • Consolidation and / or knowledge of statistical inference concepts;
  • Conducting the analysis appropriate to different types of data and study hypotheses (e.g. univariate studies of association, multiple regression, survival analysis, meta-analysis
  • Interpretation of the results of the statistical analysis to solve problems with real data (of a medical nature)
  • Critical analysis of statistical methodologies present in scientific documents in biomedical / epidemiological contexts.
  • Development of self-learning skills; investigation; selection, synthesis and communication of appropriate information.

Admission requirements

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website

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Program content

Year 1

1st Semester

  • Statistical Labs
  • Fundamentals of Medical Statistics

2nd Semester

  • Further Topics in Medical Statistics
  • Sampling and Experimental Design

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please visit the university website for more information.


  • Tuition fees 2022/2023: 500€/year
  • International tuition fees 2022/2023: 2325€ /year

Career paths

This Course aims to complement the training of health professionals with statistical procedures frequently used in the context of medical, epidemiological or clinical research work.

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Universidade de Aveiro

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Why is Universidade de Aveiro the your next best step?

  • Teaching and research experiences of excellence: here in Aveiro, you will find some of the best teachers, known internationally for their field work, investigation methods and results and 20 research centers evaluated with incredible remark.
  • Intercultural environment: in a universe of over 90 nationalities, you can expect to see, feel and live cultures from all around the globe. Besides all the Intercultural events (more than 80 in 2019), you can count on a team fully dedicated to help you in any matters related to your studies and living abroad circumstances.
  • Learn for the future: it is a modern university, with excellent infrastructures to learn and to start developing your career today. The university’s interdisciplinary atmosphere is crucial for the growth of critical knowledge and to develop towards society.
  • Academic support: Universidade de Aveiro offers to its international students’ programs that allow them to get familiar with Portuguese language or level their knowledge on core subjects like Mathematics.
  • International cooperation and mobility: While studying in Aveiro, you can take advantage of numerous mobility programs that will take your education experience to a whole different level, while living in a new country, meeting new people and learning new skills. Universidade de Aveiro also has cooperation agreements with hundreds of international institutions.
  • Young and vibrant city: A medium sized city, with a low cost of life, capable of combining both amazing natural places, such as beaches, mountains and rivers and, at the same time, renowned innovation & tech events, projects and centers.

Contact info

Universidade de Aveiro

Campus Universitário de Santiago
3810-193 Aveiro

Phone no: +351+351 234 370 200

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