UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

Medical statistics is a fundamental scientific component of health research. Medical statisticians interact with biomedical researchers, epidemiologists and public health professionals and contribute to the effective translation of scientific research into patient benefits and clinical decision'making. As new biomedical problems emerge, there are exciting challenges in the application of existing tools and the development of new superior models.

Course Modules

Core modules: foundation course; statistical inference; statistical models and data analysis; medical statistics i; medical statistics ii; statistical computing; applied Bayesian methods; options: statistics for interpreting genetic data; Bayesian methods in health economics; epidemiology; statistical design of investigations.

Course Additional Entry

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree in a quantitative discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Knowledge of mathematical methods and linear algebra at university level and familiarity with introductory probability and statistics is required. Relevant professional experience will also be taken into consideration.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £23,020  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £9,020  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £8,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £4,250  Academic year. First year home fees