Biostatistics Fundamentals using Python
What you'll learn
- After completing this course, students will be able to use Python to do their own biostatistical analysis
- Students should have access to a computer with an internet connection. A basic understanding of statistics is assumed.
This course empowers you to do your own biostatistical analysis. Whether you are a healthcare professional, scientist, or just someone interested in supercharging their research career, the time to learn how to use a modern computer language to do you own analysis, has arrived.
Python is becoming the de facto standard in data analysis. It is a free to use, powerful programming language. With the minimum of effort, you will soon be able to do all you own analysis, create beautiful plots, and deliver your reports or publish your research with confidence and pride.
Who this course is for:
- Any scientist, healthcare worker, or person interested in doing their own biostatistics.
I am a Senior Lecturer in Surgery and the Head of both Postgraduate Surgical Research and Surgical Education at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. My academic interests extend to online education and I am the recipient of the Open Education Consortium Educator of the Year Award in 2014. My course on Healthcare Statistics is also the first course from a University in Africa on the Coursera massive open online course platform.