The Methodology and Statistics for the Behavioural, Biomedical and Social Sciences Methodology and Statistics for the Behavioural, Biomedical and Social Sciences programme offered by University of Twente (UT) University of Twente (UT), starts in September. It is taught in English and leads to the title of Master of Science (MSc). The programme is organized by three different departments:
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The programme prepares you for a scientific career in fields such as:
Potential career paths:
This programme holds NVAO accreditation.
Methodology and Statistics for the Behavioural, Biomedical and Social Sciences educates you to become an expert in methodology and statistics:
You will be a qualified practitioner who is ready for a PhD training or a research career outside academia and ready to apply cutting-edge research in all sectors and fully equipped with the academic skills and knowledge necessary for your future career.
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
Deadlines for International Non-Visa students:
You only need to take one of these language tests:
Minimum required score:
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Minimum required score:
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Minimum required score (Grade C):
C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.
Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.
1. Applicants for the master’s programme should have a bachelor’s degree or an equivalent qualification from a recognized university or accredited academic institution in a discipline related to that of the master’s programme.
2. Proficiency in the English language is a prerequisite.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
The University of Twente offers excellent students the possibility to enrol in UT master’s programmes with a scholarship. These scholarships vary from government grants to funding by organizations or private persons. In addition, faculties and the University of Twente Scholarship Foundation (UTS) offer a limited number of scholarships to excellent students.
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