Good honours degree of which maths/statistics is the main subject but other backgrounds will be considered. Some credit given for APEL.
Months of entry
Course contentComprehensive coverage of those areas of statistics and IT required by medical statisticians. Central role of IT is emphasised. All necessary theory is covered but the emphasis throughout is on understanding and the ability to apply and adapt theory to real-life problems. Communication skills are developed throughout the course. Intensive 1-week modules with coursework weeks, mini-projects, consultancy skills and a 12-week project in summer.
Information for international students
Usual University language requirements (TOEFL 600 or IELTS 6.5).
Fees and fundingThe course has studentships available; EPSRC, MRC, CRUK and industrial scholarships. These cover UK fees plus stipend.These are awarded via the course application process.
Qualification and course duration
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written/ formal examinations||15|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||55|
|Dissertation||30 (15000 words)|
Course contact details
- Mrs Stephanie Hubbard
- 0116 229 7264
- 0116 229 7250