12 months
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23250 GBP/year
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About

This Statistics with Medical Applications course at University of Sheffield trains you to use statistical tools that are central to many areas of medicine: from clinical trials, to disease modelling, to measuring patient outcomes. 

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Overview

In the Statistics with Medical Applications programme from University of Sheffield , you’ll develop a detailed working knowledge of essential statistical techniques and concepts, including linear and generalised linear modelling, Bayesian statistics and computational methods and build up your programming and data analysis skills using the statistical computing software R. 

Key Features  

  • You’ll study how these skills are applied in clinical trials and choose from a range of optional modules that focus on the role of statistics in other areas of medicine, such as epidemiology and evaluating healthcare interventions. 
  • There are also optional modules on other topics in statistics, including time series analysis and machine learning.

Accreditation

This course is accredited by the Royal Statistical Society.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • The Statistician's Toolkit
  • Bayesian Statistics and Computational Methods
  • Medical Statistics
  • Economic Evaluation 
  • Epidemiology
  • Systematic Reviews and Critical Appraisal Techniques

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

We ask for a 2:1 honours degree, or equivalent, with substantial mathematical and statistical components. 

In particular, you should have studied the following topics and performed well in assessments on them (for example, a score of at least 60 per cent).

  • Mathematical Methods for Statistics: ideas and techniques from real analysis and linear algebra, including multiple integration, differentiation, matrix algebra, the theory of quadratic forms. 
  • Probability and Probability Distributions: the laws of probability and of conditional probability, the concepts of random variables and random vectors and their distributions, the methodology for calculating with them; laws of large numbers and central limit phenomena.
  • Basic Statistics: hypothesis testing; point estimation and confidence intervals; likelihood methods; linear modelling; use of statistical software, for example, R.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23250 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Sheffield

555 - 977 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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