Taught course

Statistics (PGDip)

Institution
Lancaster University · Mathematics and Statistics
Qualifications
PGDip

Entry requirements

Second class honours degree, or its equivalent, in a subject with a strong Mathematics or Statistics component. Conversion modules are available.

Months of entry

October

Course content

This course has a strong theoretical and methodological component to supplement a focus on applications of statistics to real life scientific problems. You can opt to follow pathways in medical, pharmaceutical or environmental statistics, depending on your field of interest. Graduates tend to enter careers as practising statisticians, university research assistants or go on to study for a PhD.

For each pathway you will follow a set of compulsory modules covering core theory and methods, applied statistical modelling and practical skills in topics such as statistical computing, scientific writing, presentation and consultancy. You will also study optional modules tailored to your research interests and career aspirations.

Information for international students

IELTS: 6.5 or equivalent.

Fees and funding

All applicants should consult our information on fees and funding.

Qualification and course duration

PGDip

part time
24 months
full time
9 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
pgadmissions@lancaster.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1524 592032