University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Statistics with Applications in Medicine

This advanced programme in applied statistics, led by statisticians from across the University and the MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, provides a broad grounding in advanced statistical methods, with a focus on applications in research, the NHS and the pharmaceutical industry. We have close connections with many pharmaceutical companies and medical research organisations.

Entry requirements

Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip: First or upper second-class degree or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University in a discipline that provides some quantitative training (e.g. computer science, economics, engineering, mathematics, physics, statistics.) MSc: A UK bachelor's degree with upper second-class honours or higher in a relevant discipline which must include some quantitative training, or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University.

Course modules

MSc: Compulsory modules: Clinical Trials; Epidemiological Methods; Survival Analysis; Statistical Theory; Statistical Computing; Design of Experiments; Generalised Linear Models; Research Skills; Statistics Seminars; Dissertation as three-month project. Optional modules include: Statistical Genetics; Bayesian Methods; Modelling Hierarchical (Multilevel and Longitudinal) Data; Computer-intensive Statistical Methods; Multivariate Analysis. Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip: Compulsory modules: Clinical Trials; Epidemiological Methods; Survival Analysis; Statistical Theory; Statistical Computing; Design of Experiments; Generalised Linear Models; Research Skills; Statistics Seminars Optional modules: Statistical Genetics; Bayesian Methods; Modelling Hierarchical (Multilevel and Longitudinal) Data; Computer-intensive Statistical Methods; Multivariate Analysis Plus dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is made using examinations, presentations, coursework assignments and a final dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Several fully-funded (fees + stipend) scholarships are available for this programme, provided by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). EPSRC collaborative training awards; MRC studentships; this course is recognised by some pharmaceutical companies for their sponsorships.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 17,546 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 4,625 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 4,625 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 4,625 per Year 1 (EU) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 8,773 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 4,625 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 4,625 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 4,625 per Year 1 (England) 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2019 - 1 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2019 - 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site - Highfield Campus SO17 1BJ South East

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Postgraduate Taught Admissions - Mathematics
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