University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

Biostatistics

This course provides students with the knowledge and experience of the principles, theory and practical skills of statistics.

Entry requirements

Normally, at least a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent, with a substantial mathematics component (at least equivalent to Level-1 courses in mathematics and Level 2 courses in calculus and linear algebra at the University of Glasgow). Previous study of statistics is not required. International students with academic qualifications below those required should contact our partner institution, Glasgow International College, who offer a range of pre-Master's courses.

Course modules

Introduction to R; probability or stochastic processes 1; professional skills; regression models; statistical inference or bayesian statistics or computational inference 2.; biostatistics; multivariate methods.; data analysis; generalised linear models.; advanced bayesian methods; design of statistical investigations; environmental statistics; financial statistics; functional data analysis; principles of probability and statistics; sampling and databases; spatial statistics; statistical data mining; statistical genetics; time series.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,750 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (England) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Glasgow Glasgow G12 8QQ Scotland

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