|Study location||United Kingdom, Southampton|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||£15,920.00 per year|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
Upper second-class honours degree from a recognised university involving units in both Mathematics and Statistics
The entry qualification documents are accepted in any language
IELTS: 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each band)
intensive summer language course available if required
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
n MSc is generally accepted as being highly desirable for starting and developing a career in Medical Statistics. The MSc in Statistics with Applications in Medicine is also an excellent preparation for embarking on a PhD project in Statistics or Medical Statistics.
The MSc in Statistics with Applications in Medicine, taught by one of the largest and strongest Statistics groups in the UK, will provide you with a sound Masters-level training in Statistical methodology, with an emphasis on practical problems arising in the context of collecting and analysing Medical data. Several modules are delivered by Medical Statisticians, who can provide data and case studies from their own day to day work at Southampton General Hospital and the Medical Research Council Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit.
While studying for your degree, you will develop key transferrable skills, such as written and oral communication, the use of and some programming in Statistical software, time management, and basic research skills.
Core/Compulsory modules: Statistical Theory and Linear Models; Statistical Computing; Design of Experiments; Generalised Linear Models; Clinical Trials; Epidemiological Methods; Survival Analysis; Research Skills
Option modules: e.g. Bioinformatics; Statistical Genetics; Topics in Statistics (research-led); Modelling Hierarchical (Multi-level and Longitudinal) Data; Computer Intensive Statistical Methods; Multivariate Analysis; Survey Methods; Bayesian Methods
A highlight of the programme is the 3-month dissertation completed over the summer, which will provide an opportunity to study a topic of your choice more deeply. Some projects are provided by pharmaceutical companies, while others are set and supervised by Medical Statisticians at the General Hospital here in Southampton to give you first hand experience of their work. There will also be a broad range of further Statistical topics available, reflecting the diverse research areas of our staff.