Statistics with Applications in Medicine MSc

University of Southampton    Faculty of Social Sciences

Full time & Part time September MSc 1 Year Full Time / 2 Years Part Time
Mathematics (25) Medicine (26)

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Are you interested in applying your problem-solving skills to the field of medicine? Look no further than the Statistics with Applications in Medicine MSc at the University of Southampton. This programme will equip you with the knowledge and statistical methods needed to collect and analyze medical data. Gain transferable skills in research methodology and programming statistical software. With a focus on clinical trials, statistical genetics, and epidemiological methods, you'll be prepared for a career in medical statistics or further study at the PhD level. Entry requirements include a 2:1 degree involving units in both maths and statistics, or relevant professional qualifications. Don't miss this opportunity to contribute to lifesaving medical breakthroughs!

About the course

Join the University of Southampton, ranked in the World Top 40 and 7th in the UK for Statistics and Operational Research (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2023).

This advanced programme in applied statistics is led by statisticians from across the University and the MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit. It will provide you with a broad grounding in advanced statistical methods, with a focus on applications in research, the NHS and the pharmaceutical industry. You will also benefit from our close connections with many pharmaceutical companies and medical research organisations.

Medical statisticians play a vital role in healthcare, and their work informs many lifesaving medical breakthroughs. Their work includes: 

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Entry Requirements

You’ll need a 2:1 degree involving units in both maths and statistics.

We also consider other qualifications, such as:

professional development courses provided by the Royal Statistical Society
professional training courses in statistics
short courses or tutorials associated with statistics conferences

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A variety of scholarships, grants and bursaries may be available to help you fund your study.

Please see the university website for further information on fees for this course.

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