Introduction to MS Access for Medical Research

Who is this course for?

New graduates, GPs, nurses, allied health professionals, clinicians and medical researchers wishing to maximise their study results through using databases

Who offers the course?

Woolcock Institute of Medical Research, Respiratory & Environmental Epidemiology (REE) research group

Level of assumed/required knowledge


Course overview

This course is designed to assist researchers to design and construct a database for their research project and manipulate the data to respond to complex queries.

Key areas covered include:

  • Understand the concepts of relational data structure for your research
  • Recognize key structures and practical applications of relational databases such as MS Access
  • Source complex information through data linkage processes and data retrieval
  • Establish clear guidelines for data management and quality

Course duration

One day
8:30am - 4:30pm

How is the course assessed?

Not applicable

Can this course contribute to an academic degree?


Course delivery

This course is delivered face-to-face at:

Woolcock Institute of Medical Research
Level 5, Education Centre
431 Glebe Point Road
Glebe NSW 2037

Course cost

To be confirmed

Course dates

Date to be confirmed - please register your interest by contacting the course coordinator Dr Brett Toelle (details below).

Please note there are minimum numbers required for this course to run

Is this course accredited for CME points?


Further information and registration

Contact the Woolcock Institute via email
or online Woolcock Institute

Contact person/Course coordinator

Dr Brett Toelle
Senior Research Fellow

Last updated

October 2013