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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Diploma

  • Location

    Lancaster University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    07-OCT-22

  • Duration

    9 months

Course summary

Course Overview

This course has a strong theoretical and methodological component to supplement a focus on applications of statistics to real life scientific problems. You can opt to follow pathways in medical, pharmaceutical or environmental statistics, depending on your field of interest. Graduates tend to enter careers as practising statisticians, university research assistants or go on to study for a PhD.

For each pathway you will follow a set of compulsory modules covering core theory and methods, applied statistical modelling and practical skills in topics such as statistical computing, scientific writing, presentation and consultancy. You will also study optional modules tailored to your research interests and career aspirations.

Tuition fees

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£ 17,130overall cost

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Lancaster University

  • University League Table

    11th

  • Campus address

    Lancaster University, Bailrigg, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 4YW, England

Lancaster’s community is made up of people from over 100 countries giving students opportunities to make lifelong connections that cross borders and cultures.
The university has dedicated support available for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    11th out of 70 11

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    157 65%

    27th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    83.0 83%

    13th

    13
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    16th

    9

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