University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

Biostatistics

Research in the medical research council biostatistics unit is aimed at the development and application of biostatistical methodology; research areas include: clinical trials methodology; statistical aspects of health; blood-borne infectious diseases; statistical methodology for data-rich problems; statistical genetics; applied clinical trials; Bayesian and complex modelling; treatment compliance and pragmatic trials; statistical methods in epidemic modelling and health technology assessment; students are normally registered with departments of pure mathematics and mathematical statistics or public health and primary care.

Entry requirements

1st or 2nd Class Honours degree or overseas equivalent; applicants whose 1st language is not English must demonstrate competence through a formal test; IELTS overall score 7.0 with at least 6.0 in each element; TOEFL score of 600 in paper-based test or 250 in computer-based test with TWE 5.0.

Assessment methods

Thesis.

Sponsorship information

MRC funding for at least 2 PhD studentships per year; MRC pre-doctoral fellowships available to students accepted by the Unit.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 25,104 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (England) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cambridge University Cambridge CB2 1TN East of England

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