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¿Qué aprenderé?

About this course

Develop your problem-solving skills and knowledge of statistical methods on this MSc in Statistics with Applications in Medicine at the University of Southampton. Learn how to collect and analyse medical data, and gain transferable skills such as research methodology and programming statistical software. Prepare for a career in medical statistics or further study at PhD level.

Medical statisticians play a vital role in healthcare, and their work informs many lifesaving medical breakthroughs. Their work includes:

  • design and analysis of clinical trials for new treatments
  • identifying the genes responsible for disease
  • developing methodology to enable advances in personalised medicine

As a qualified medical statistician, you’ll be able to help the pharmaceutical industry tackle the challenges presented by increasingly complex patient data.

On this UK master’s course you’ll learn how to deal with these challenges through the study of clinical trials, statistical genetics and epidemiological methods.

You’ll gain advanced knowledge of statistical theory and methods. We’ll teach you how to apply those methods to solve practical problems around the collecting and analysis of medical data.

Much of the course is taught by medical statisticians, who provide data and case studies from their work at Southampton General Hospital and the Medical Research Council Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit.


With this degree you’ll be ready to move into a career as a medical statistician or clinical analyst in a variety of settings.

Our graduates have gone on to roles in:

  • major pharmaceutical companies
  • Medical Research Council
  • university-based medical research units
  • contract research organisations
  • government departments
  • the financial sector

During the course you’ll have the chance to meet and talk to industry guest speakers, making connections which could be useful to your future career.

You'll also be in a great position to continue your researches as a PhD student.

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

Mathematical Sciences

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (1 )

Costos de estudio
£21.000,00 (US$ 25.426) por año
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Fecha de inicio

29 Septiembre 2022


Highfield Campus



SO17 1BJ, England

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes de Estados Unidos

Students need to have a Good grades in bachelors and masters degrees awarded by a recognised university, and a strong research proposal. IELTS 6.5 overall with 6.5 in reading and writing, 6.0 in listening and speaking.

Para estudiantes internacionales

Students will need a 2:1 degree involving units in both maths and statistics. We also consider other qualifications, such as: professional development courses provided by the Royal Statistical Society professional training courses in statistics; short courses or tutorials associated with statistics conferences. If English is not your first language, you'll need to complete an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) to demonstrate your competence in English. You'll need all of the following scores as a minimum: IELTS overall score: 6.5; reading: 6.0; writing: 6.0; speaking: 6.0; listening: 6.0. TOEFL: 92.

Puede haber diferentes requisitos de IELTS en función del curso elegido.


Acerca de University of Southampton

Clasificada en el top 100 mundial y en el top 15 del Reino Unido, University of Southampton es una institución líder con una excelente reputación.

  • Entre las top 100 universidades del mundo
  • Población estudiantil internacional numerosa y diversa
  • Servicio de carreras profesionales, premiado varias veces
  • Incubadora de empresas N° 1 en el mundo (UBI Global)

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