Taught course

Medical Statistics

Institution
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine · Department of Epidemiology and Population Health
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

2nd-class honours degree of a recognised university in Science, or a related subject or Medicine. Applicants with an appropriate technical qualification, or equivalent qualifications are also considered. The course is aimed primarily at graduates with a mathematically-based first degree, which includes some statistics.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The programme trains students from a variety of academic backgrounds to work as statisticians in various sectors including higher education, research institutions, the pharmaceutical industry, central government and national health services. It provides training in the theory and practice of statistics with special reference to clinical trials, epidemiology and clinical or laboratory research.

Fees and funding

UK students
£9,150
International students
£21,500

Details of funding opportunities can be found on the School's website: http://www.lshtm.ac.uk/study/funding/

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations30
Written coursework / continuous assessment40
Dissertation30 (10000 words)

Course contact details

Name
The Study Team
Email
study@lshtm.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 20 7299 4646