Royal Statistical Society

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Hotcourses' view on Royal Statistical Society

The Royal Statistical Society is renowned for being a society for statistics and a professional body for statisticians. If you are looking for a course in these areas, the RSS should be your first choice. Offering one and two day face to face training courses, the RSS promise all their learners will leave with a better understanding of statistics and data, leading to better decision making. We are particularly impressed by the RSS’s reputation, both for its experienced trainers and professional courses.

Who our courses are for?

We have two levels of courses, Foundation and Professional. Our Foundation courses are open to all and require no pre-knowledge. Some are aimed at non-statisticians who want to understand the basics of statistics. Typically these delegates are users of statistics, people who have an interest in data or someone whose job is increasingly reliant on interpreting data. Other Foundation course are for Statisticians and users of data who wish to expand or improve their soft skills.

Professional level courses are designed for professional statisticians and data scientists and explore technical models and applications.


Location and facilities

Most of our courses take place at our head office in London, a beautiful converted Victorian school, close to the Barbican Centre. The venue has been converted sympathetically with full accessibility and a modern AV system, yet retaining features such as high vaulted ceilings and large windows, making it an inspiring learning environment.

For more details and directions, visit our website.


Course was excellent - and I would recommend it to others

Chris Jones -  Basic statistics

An excellent course that covered everything I wanted to learn.

Ben Hornsby – Consultancy skills

The information provided, both in the delivered course, exercises and handouts, was extremely interesting and useful. I'm looking forward to applying it at work!

Jon Martlew – Presenting data

The course was professionally organised and facilitated, and delivered by an expert in his field with the ability to convey the knowledge in a suitable manner.

Chris Jones – Identifying trends and making forcasts

Our trainers

Below are some of our great tutors:

Professor Harvey Goldstein

Professor Goldstein is a chartered statistician and is currently joint editor of the Royal Statistical Society's Journal, Series A. He was elected a fellow of the British Academy in 1996.

Dr Jenny Freeman

Jenny is associate professor of Medical Statistics at the University of Leeds.

Dr Dave Collett

Dave is Associate Director of Statistics and Clinical Studies at NHS Blood and Transplant. Previously he was a senior lecturer in the Department of Applied Statistics at the University of Reading.          

How to book

Visit our website for the full schedule of courses, where you can also book online.

Alternatively email us or call us on 0207 638 8998.


Where you'll learn

Addresses for Royal Statistical Society

Royal Statistical Society 12 Errol Street Islington London EC1Y 8LX Show on map
Cardiff City Hall King Edward Vii Ave Cardiff CF10 3ND Show on map
Manchester University University Place Oxford Road Manchester M13 9PL Show on map


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