Data Management and Statistical Software

Course Code :2049GENEP1
Study domain:Epidemiology
Academic year:2019-2020
Semester:1st semester
Contact hours:30
Credits:6
Study load (hours):168
Contract restrictions: Faculty decision based on student file
Language of instruction:English
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Steven Abrams
Francesca Solmi
Jan Aerts

3. Course contents *

This course introduces the student to concepts of data management (DM) and to the use of the statistical software system R. More specifically, the student will learn how to set up a data management plan, construct a normalized relational database arising from different study designs, and practically incorporate these notions into epidemiological DM software such as REDCap. Subsequently, students will be enable to import, manipulate and summarize data in R.