Entry requirements

A minimum of a BSc upper second class (2:1) honours degree or equivalent is required, which includes mathematics and statistics. No background in medicine is required.

Months of entry


Course content

This MSc in Medical Statistics combines in-depth training in mainstream advanced statistical modelling with a specialisation in medical applications.

This flexible degree programme allows you to blend theoretical and applied statistical disciplines, ideal for training in medical statistics. It combines compulsory and optional modules allowing you to train in a range of statistical techniques (and transferable skills) suitable for either careers in medical statistics and research-related professions, or for further academic research.

Options within the course vary from mainstream topics in statistical methodology to more specialised areas such as epidemiology and biostatistics.

Information for international students

The University of Leeds welcomes international students. English language is required (eg. IELTS). Accommodation is guaranteed for all new international students paying fees at non-EU rate. Please visit www.leeds.ac.uk/international for further information.

Fees and funding

Some University scholarships may be available to UK/EU and international students. Please visit: http://www.leeds.ac.uk/info/130536/funding

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)113 343 5111