Master's degree in Health Resources Management

5 ECTS; 1º Ano, 1º Semestre, 41,0 TP


Basic knowledge of Probability and Descriptive Statistics.

Students should learn to build, use and interpret basic tools of statistical inference. The statistical package SPSS will be used to illustrate the application of the methods presented, the students should be able to draw conclusions from the outputs produced.

1- Estimation.
2- Parametric Hypothesis Tests.
3- Analysis of Variance.
4- Nonparametric Hypothesis Tests.
5- Linear Regression.
6- Introduction to statistical package SPSS.

Evaluation Methodology
Final assessment: final exam.

- Judge, G. e Griffiths, W. (2001). Undergraduate Econometrics. Nova Iorque: Wiley
- Maroco, J. (2004). Análise Estatística com a Utilização do SPSS. Lisboa: Sílabo
- Gama, S. e Pedrosa, A. (2007). Introdução Computacional à Probabilidade e Estatística. Porto: Porto Editora

Method of interaction
Theoretical and practical lessons, which describe, explain and exemplify the concepts and methods given.
With the help of professor students solved exercises.

Software used in class