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The MSc in Medical Statistics at the University of Leicester is a well established and successful course within the Medical School. The orientation of the course is applied and vocational it aims to produce graduates who can immediately work as medical statisticians in pharmaceutical companies, research units and the NHS. While all necessary theory is covered, the emphasis throughout is on applying and adapting it to real-life circumstances. The central role of IT in implementing modern statistics is constantly emphasised. Students will use Stata, SAS, WinBugs and R. The core modules include: Clinical Trials, Epidemiology, Methods, Inference, Linear Models, Generalised Linear Models, Repeated Measures and Survival Analysis. There are further optional modules and modules that develop analysis, communication and consultancy skills. Modules are taught in week long blocks. Students work on a project during the final 14 weeks of the course. Web site http:www2.le.ac.ukhealth-sciencesmedstats

The MSc in Medical Statistics at the University of Leicester is a well established and successful course within the Medical School. The orientation of the course is applied and vocational it aims to produce graduates who can immediately work as medical statisticians in pharmaceutical companies, research units and the NHS. While all necessary theory is covered, the emphasis throughout is on...

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