Course Details and Schedule

Stata is a powerful quantitative software package that provides everything you need for data management and manipulation as well as descriptive, statistical, graphical and survey analysis of quantitative data. This course is an introduction to Stata.

See below for course schedule

Key topics
  • Introduction to the Stata environment
  • Overview of the command structure in Stata
  • Interactive use versus syntax do-files
  • Opening, saving and browsing data
  • Taking a first look at your data
  • Basic data management commands
  • Renaming, recoding existing variables and generating new ones
  • Producing a table of summary statistics
Course information
Intended audience The course is aimed at those who want a first introduction to Stata.
Prior knowledge No prior knowledge required
Resources A course book must be purchased when you attend the course (included in the Cost below)
Software Stata 13.0
Format Presentation with practical exercises
Where next? Stata: Data manipulation and analysis
Taught using:
Windows 7

Course provider: IT Learning Programme

What you will need:

Computer and software are provided. There is limited space for any device you use for note taking.


Frequency: Every term subject to teacher availability. Express an interest in future dates for this course.