Taught course

Statistics with Applications in Medicine

Institution
University of Southampton · Medicine
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

A UK bachelor’s degree with upper second-class honours or higher in a relevant discipline which must include some quantitative training, or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University.

Months of entry

September

Course content

An MSc is generally accepted as being highly desirable for starting and developing a career in Medical Statistics. The MSc in Statistics with Applications in Medicine is also an excellent preparation for embarking on a PhD project in Statistics or Medical Statistics.

The MSc in Statistics with Applications in Medicine, taught by one of the largest and most active Statistics groups in the UK, will provide you with a sound Masters-level training in statistical methodology, with an emphasis on solving practical problems arising in the context of collecting and analysing medical data. Several modules are delivered by Medical Statisticians, who can provide data and case studies from their own day to day work at Southampton General Hospital and the Medical Research Council Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit.

Programme objectives are:

  • to give you knowledge of statistical theory and methods at an advanced level
  • to train you for a career as a statistician, particularly in areas related to medicine
  • to give you experience of applications of statistical methods
  • to enable you to develop oral and written communication skills

Information for international students

English language requirements: band 2C, IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in all components.

Fees and funding

UK students
£9,250
International students
£18,812

Sponsorship may be available

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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