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
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; Dissertation as three-month project.
Optional modules include: Statistical Genetics; Bayesian Methods; Modelling Hierarchical (Multilevel and Longitudinal) Data; Computer-intensive Statistical Methods; Multivariate Analysis.
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
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
- Social Sciences
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