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MSc in Statistics with Applications in Medicine Programme overview


The MSc in Statistics with Applications in Medicine, taught by one of the largest and strongest statistics group in the UK, will provide you with a sound Masters-level training in general Statistics, but with an emphasis on statistical methods in Medicine.

Past graduates have joined major pharmaceutical companies, research teams at the Medical Research Council, Universitybased medical research units, contract research organisations, government, the financial sector, or have continued their studies to become successful PhD Students.

It aims to: give students knowledge of applied statistical theory and methods at an advanced level train students for careers as applied statisticians, particularly in areas related to medicine enable students to develop oral and written communication skills

Entry requirements and funding At least a second-class honours degree from a recognised university involving units in both mathematics and statistics. Approved by global pharmaceutical companies for MSc studentships; other studentships possible.

give students experience of applications of statistical methods

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Modules Compulsory

Modules Optional

Design of experiments

Measurement errors

Statistical computing

Bayesian methods

Univariate theory and inference

Statistical genetics

Generalized linear models

Modelling longitudinal data

Survival analysis Clinical trials and bioassay

Computer intensive statistical methods

Epidemiological methods

Multi-level Modelling

Multivariate analysis

Survey methods

A three-month summer project can be chosen from a list of available projects that are provided by both external organizations and within the university, and cover areas such as medicine, social sciences, engineering and statistical methodology.

Research skills

Our graduates have gone on to join major pharmaceutical companies and research teams at the Medical Research Council.

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11/11/11 10:24 AM UK and EU enquiries: +44 (0)23 8059 7342 International enquiries: +44 (0)23 8059 9699

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MSc in Statistics with Applications in Medicine  

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