University of Leicester

University of Leicester

Medical Statistics

Course provides comprehensive coverage of those areas of statistics and information technology essential for medical statistician; emphasis on practical application and adaptation of theory to real contexts and problems.

Entry requirements

The course is intended mainly for students with a good honours degree of which mathematics/statistics is the main subject, and with a working knowledge of basic probability and statistics. However, applicants with other suitable backgrounds are considered by the course team.

Course modules

Modules include: epidemiology; clinical trials; statistical methods; inference; linear models; generalised linear models; repeated measures; survival analysis; options in Bayesian; survival analysis; multivariate; several projects including major summer research project.

Sponsorship information

Advanced Course studentships from EPSRC and MRC; studentships also provided by several pharmaceutical companies.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,205 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 13,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 6,205 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leicester Leicester LE1 7RH East Midlands

Key information

Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
0116 252 5381