Applied Methodology in Public Health: Advanced Statistics

  • Master's Program International Health & Social Management
Kennzahl der Lehrveranstaltung
Niveau der Lehrveranstaltung laut Lehrplan
  • Master
Semester in dem die Lehrveranstaltung angeboten wird
  • 2
Anzahl der zugewiesenen ECTS-Credits
  • 5.0
Name des/der Vortragenden
  • FH-Prof. Dr. Mevenkamp Nils
Lernergebnisse der Lehrveranstaltung
  • By the end of this course, students will be able to:
    - demonstrate basic knowledge and awareness of the role of multivariate statistics in public health
    - understand concepts and applications of statistical models
    - understand and critically reflect empirical studies in the field of public health
Art der Veranstaltung
  • blended learning
Voraussetzungen laut Lehrplan
  • none
  • Role of statistics in empirical social research | research designs | sampling and data collection | surveys and questionnaires | measuring of complex dimensions with Likert scales | reliability analysis | significance testing | advanced statistical models (multi-level modeling, SEM)

    Please be aware that this course requires high level of proficiency in English language. All local students have passed an English language test with at least 90 TOEFL points (internet based) or comparable tests.
empfohlene Fachliteratur
  • Field, A. (2009). Discovering statistics using SPSS: (and sex and drugs and rock'n'roll) (3rd ed.). Los Angeles, Calif.: Sage.
    Flick, U. (2011). Introducing research methodology: A beginner's guide to doing a research project. Los Angeles: Sage.
    Diez, D. M., Barr, C. D., & Cetinkaya-Rundel, M. (2015). OpenIntro Statistics. Retrieved from
Lehr- und Lernformen
  • The course comprises an interactive mix of lectures, discussions, individual and group work, and computer applications.
  • To monitor the students’ learning this course will provide ongoing assignments as a basis for feedback and grading (formative assessment) and/or will evaluate the students learning at the end of the course or an instructional unit via exams, final project reports, essays or seminar papers (summative assessment).
  • English