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Data Analysis and Experimental Design with R (basic level)

Basic information

20 hours
July 3rd - 7th, 2017
Barcelona - Faculty of Medicine - Casanova Campus - UB
Classroom available soon
This course is concerned primarily with data analysis in the field of public health, looking at how data can be harnessed to protect and improve the health of individual communities and entire populations. The populations considered can be as small as a local neighbourhood or as large as an entire country. The course covers data analysis and experimental design using the R Project free software environment, examining how it can be applied to public health. In this edition of the course Basic knowledge of software product R is not required, also an elementary level (1st degree in science, medicine or similar) level knowledge of statistics is required.
The main topics are as follows:
• R package
• Design of Experiments (DOE)
• Data analysis
• Public health
• Statistics
• Descriptive Statistics
This course forms part of a group of complementary courses, together with Data Analysis and Experimental Design with R, and Public Health: Updating Methods and Topics.

Prices and discounts

Reduced price period (until 30th June 2017)
Full-price period (from 1st July 2017)
Discounted rate*
General public
Discounted rate*
General public
280.00 €
320.00 €
360.00 €
400.00 €


* Discounted rate:

  • • UB Community
    • - UB student card holders
    • - Members of UB administrative and service staff (PAS)
    • - Members of UB teaching and research staff (PDI)
    • - Members of the UB Group
    • - Current students and alumni of the UB’s Area of Further Training, which includes the Spanish studies school Estudios Hispánicos (EH), the School of Modern Languages (EIM), Els Juliols, Gaudir UB and University of Experience.
    • - Members of UB Alumni
  • • Students and staff members of partner universities


Registration can be completed online or in person.


Registration opens on 22nd February 2016 and closes seven days before a course starts.


You may register online through this link or in person at the different offices of the Area of Further Training.


  • Universitat de Barcelona
  • International Summer School