Taught course

Applied Statistics in Health Sciences

University of Strathclyde · Department of Mathematics

Entry requirements

Normally a 2:1 degree or equivalent qualification.

Months of entry


Course content

Why this course?

This unique Masters in Applied Statistics in Health Sciences provides an opening to a career as an applied statistician, without having previously studied statistics.

Although the programme is focused on health, the skill set provided will also equip you with the necessary training to work as an applied statistician in other areas such as insurance, finance and commerce.

What you'll learn

The three compulsory modules covered in Semester 1 will equip you with fundamental probability and data analysis skills. In Semester 2 there's four compulsory modules, each focusing on a different applied element of being a statistician. The course concludes with a research project which will involve the analysis of a real-life data set.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Dept of Maths and Stats