Statistics with Medical Applications
School of Mathematics and Statistics,
Faculty of Science
School of Health and Related Research,
Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health
This course is run in conjunction with the Medical Statistics Group in the University’s School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR).
The course is based on the MSc Statistics with additional training in specialist areas of medical applications.
Accredited by the Royal Statistical Society, this course provides professional training for a career in the medical, pharmaceutical and health services industries.
- Data Analysis
- Statistical Laboratory
- Linear Models
- Epidemiological Methods and Time Series
- Bayesian Inference and Further Clinical Trials
- Sampling, Design and Medical Statistics
There are lectures, tutorials and computing sessions. You’ll do group work, presentations and role play. Most statistics lectures are recorded so you can watch them again later.
The distance learning option is taught online with support via email and an online forum. Distance learners also come to the University for residential weeks.
You’re assessed by exams, project work and a dissertation.
- 1 year full-time
- 2-3 years part-time by distance learning
Minimum 2:1 honours degree with substantial mathematical and statistical components or a pass at an equivalent level in the Graduate Certificate
Not quite ready for a masters course yet?
We also offer a Graduate Certificate in Statistics. This nine-month, part-time course is designed for students who need extra training to qualify for one of our masters degrees. It’s taught by distance learning, so you only need to be in Sheffield for your exams in June.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
You may be able to get funding from the University or an external company. Course-specific studentships may also be available. You should apply for these as soon as possible.
You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It's a quick and easy process.
+44 114 222 3789 firstname.lastname@example.org
+44 114 222 5454
The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.