Introduction to STATA (online)
Duration 0.5 days
Training Units 1.0
Team Researcher Academy

This course is a stand alone online course and uses resources that are available on Moodle for registered participants. To access the resources log in to Moodle here  
Follow the instructions provided on the Moodle to complete the course.

Target audience

Postgraduate Research Students and Research Staff in Faculty of M&HS

This course is part of the M&HS Faculty Training Programme and N-trans training programme, which are convened by Researcher Academy.


The course involves practical application in  STATA; attendees should have a good working knowledge of basic statistics.

The Stata programme requires a software licence, the University does not hold a site-wide licence as this is specialist software.

Participants must hold or have access to a Stata licence, without this you will not be able to participate in the course. Stata is available as a University-wide site licence on all networked PCs/laptops (search for programmes on your device).

Course Description

This course will provide a basic introduction to using the Stata software for statistical analysis. This course is a stand alone, online learning course, you should work through the materials at your own pace, but ideally completely within 3 months of accessing the course materials. The course materials are accessed via the Moodle

Learning outcomes
By completing this course you will have:
• Become familiar with the layout and functions of STATA
• Learnt how to perform basic tasks such as entering data and coding variables as well as generating graphs and descriptive statistics
• Practised these tasks using a test dataset
• Learnt how to perform some statistical tests

Related courses
M&HS Faculty Training Programme/N-trans
• Introduction to SPSS (online)
• Basic statistics with SPSS
• Regression analysis in SPSS
• Regression analysis in Stata
• Epidemiological study design

Researcher Academy Researcher Development Programme
Introduction to quantitative research
Introduction to qualitative research
Statistical test advisor (an online tool)
Introduction to Research Data Management


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