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Master of Science in Applied Statistics - Health Sciences University of Strathclyde University of Strathclyde, UK

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GBP 23200

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*Subject to change and other fees
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 Free

Application Fee

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12 months

Duration

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6

IELTS

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73

TOEFL

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55%

Min GPA

Program Overview

This unique Masters in Applied Statistics in Health Sciences provides an opening to a career as an applied statistician, without having previously studied statistics. Although the programme is focused on health, the skill set provided will also equip you with the necessary training to work as an applied statistician in other areas such as insurance, finance and commerce.

The course is run in collaboration with the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA), an Executive Agency of the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra). Statisticians from APHA, as well as those who have extensive experience in working with the National Health Service in Scotland, will provide lectures based around real-life problems and data from the health sciences.

Although the programme is focused on health, the skill set provided will also equip you with the necessary training to work as an applied statistician in other areas such as insurance, finance and commerce.

Program skills set
On the program you'll acquire:

  • In-depth knowledge of modern statistical methods that are used to analyse and visualise real-life data sets and the experience of how to apply these methods in a professional setting
  • Skills in using statistical software packages that are used in government, industry and commerce
  • The ability to interpret the output from statistical tests and data analyses and communicate your findings to a variety of audiences including health professionals, scientists, government officials, managers and stakeholders who may have an interest in the problem
  • Problem-solving and high numeracy skills that are widely sought after in the commercial sector
  • Practical experience of statistical consultancy and how to interact with professionals who require statistical analyses of their data
  • Through the contacts with APHA and NHS staff, an understanding of what it's like to work as an applied statistician in practice including, for example, during disease outbreaks

Study with us

  • Designed for those with a background in a broad range of disciplines
  • Learn about probablity and how to analyse data
  • Gain skills in problem-solving, big data and use of statistical software packages
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Additional Information

Program Level Master's Degree

College/University Processing Time 10 Days

Program Format Full-Time

Post-Study Work Visa (PSWV) work permit

Program Intake

Open

Sep 2024

General Admission Requirement

    Academic Requirement

    • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted for this program, students must have a Bachelor's degree.

    6 IELTS Score
    73 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
    55% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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    Tuition Fee

    The values given below are estimated figures, excluding extra charges like material fee, student activity fees, athletic fees, health care, etc., for courses. To know more, please visit the Programs page.

    Average Tuition Fee Per Year

    23200

    Tuition Fee
    (GBP)

     Free

    Application Fee
    (GBP)

    9207 Per year

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

    Check program website for more information about funding options.

    Scholarships

    This is also a reminder that there is up to 200 scholarships of between £5,000-£7,000 offered by our Faculty of Science for all the below programmes.

    Academic Experienced Required

    Applicants who have an academic background in computer programming, should only be applying for one of our Advanced Level MSc programmes such as some of the programmes that are listed below:

    • Advanced Computer Science, MSc
    • Advanced Computer Science with Artificial Intelligence, MSc
    • Advanced Computer Science with Data Science, MSc
    • Advanced Computer Science with Software Engineering, MSc
    • Cyber Security, MSc

    For applicants who do not have a background in computer science from their bachelor’s degree study, they should be applying for one of our Conversion MSc programmes listed below.  Applicants that have a computer science background that apply for the conversion programmes, will not be considered.

    Conversion – no experience required

    • Artificial Intelligence & Applications, MSc
    • Software Development, MSc

    Applicants should receive the link to apply for the scholarship within their offer letter, where they will be required to complete an additional application form and small scholarship essay.
    The deadline to apply for the scholarship is July 31st 2024. If you have any applicants that have not received the application form within their offer letter, please do let us know and we will ensure they are sent this from the faculty as soon as possible.

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