Taught course

Statistics with Applications in Medicine

Institution
University of Southampton · Social Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

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

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

https://www.southampton.ac.uk/uni-life/international.page

Fees and funding

https://www.southampton.ac.uk/uni-life/fees-funding/pg-fees-funding.page

Several fully-funded (fees + stipend) scholarships are available for this programme, provided by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
27 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Social Sciences
Email
pgtapply.fshms@southampton.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)23 8059 7385