Research course


King's College London · Biostatistics

Entry requirements

Applicants should possess a minimum of an upper second class honours degree from a United Kingdom university or the overseas equivalent. Applicants whose qualifications have been gained outside the United Kingdom need to demonstrate that their background and experience, general education and scholarship are appropriate. All applicants need to possess an adequate level of English competence. Please contact the Education Support Team for further information.

Months of entry

January, October, July, April

Course content

The academic statisticians carry out much collaborative and applied statistical research. Recent examples include: mixture modelling in imaging; robustness of methods for analysing longitudinal data to misspecification of covariance matrix; confirmatory factor analysis of Gulf War data; point pattern analysis of neurons; fMRI time-series modelling; multi-level modelling of violent incidents; cluster analysis for psychological measurement scales.

Department specialisms

Please visit the website.

Fees and funding

Self-funded, unless otherwise indicated. Please see the Institute's website, and the general graduate funding webpage, for funding opportunities.

Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months
part time
72 months


part time
72 months
full time
36 months

Course contact details

Ms Harriet Meteyard
+44 (0)20 7848 0077