Taught course

Medical Statistics

Institution
University of Leicester · Department of Health Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

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

September

Course content

Comprehensive 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 funding

The 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

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations15
Written coursework / continuous assessment55
Dissertation30 (15000 words)

Course contact details

Name
Mrs Stephanie Hubbard
Email
sjh62@le.ac.uk
Phone
0116 229 7264
Fax
0116 229 7250