First- or upper second-class degree or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University in a discipline that provides some quantitative training (eg computer science, economics, engineering, mathematics, physics, statistics).
Months of entry
This advanced programme in applied statistics, led by statisticians from across the University and the MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, provides a broad grounding in advanced statistical methods, with a focus on applications in research, the NHS and the pharmaceutical industry. We have close connections with many pharmaceutical companies and medical research organisations.
Compulsory modules: Clinical Trials; Epidemiological Methods; Survival Analysis; Statistical Theory; Statistical Computing; Design of Experiments; Generalised Linear Models; Research Skills; Statistics Seminars.
Optional modules: Statistical Genetics; Bayesian Methods; Modelling Hierarchical (Multilevel and Longitudinal) Data; Computer-intensive Statistical Methods; Multivariate Analysis.
For further information, please visit our website.
Information for international students
Fees and funding
Several fully-funded (fees + stipend) scholarships are available for this programme, provided by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
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