University of Strathclyde

Degree level: Postgraduate

Applied Statistics in Health Sciences (Taught)

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Course summary

This unique Masters in Applied Statistics in Health Sciences provides an opening to a career as an applied statistician, without having previously studied statistics. The course is run in collaboration with the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA), an Executive Agency of the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra). Statisticians from APHA, as well as those who have extensive experience in working with the National Health Service in Scotland, will provide lectures based around real-life problems and data from the health sciences. Although the programme is focused on health, the skill set provided will also equip you with the necessary training to work as an applied statistician in other areas such as insurance, finance and commerce.

Course details

Modules

Foundations of Probability & Statistics; Data Analytics in R; Applied Statistical Modelling; Medical Statistics; Bayesian Spatial Statistics; Effective Statistical Consultancy; Risk Analysis; Survey Design & Analysis; Research Project.

Assessment method

The form of assessment varies for each class. For most classes the assessment involves both coursework and examinations.


Entry requirements

Minimum second class honours degree or international equivalent; mathematical training to A Level or equivalent standard. Prospective students with relevant experience or appropriate professional qualifications are also welcome to apply. For Australia and Canada, normal degrees in relevant disciplines are accepted. Applicants are required to have some prior mathematical knowledge, for e.g. A level or equivalent in; calculus; linear algebra; differential equations. You must have an English language minimum score of IELTS 6.0 (with no component below 5.5).


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9050 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9050 Year 1
Scotland £9050 Year 1
Wales £9050 Year 1
Channel Islands £9050 Year 1
International £19400 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Sponsorship information

https://www.strath.ac.uk/studywithus/scholarships/

Applied Statistics in Health Sciences at University of Strathclyde - UCAS