|Study location||United Kingdom, Highfield Campus|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||£15,920 per year|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
Second-class honours degree involving a substantial statistical theory component
The entry qualification documents are accepted in any language
IELTS: 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each band)
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
The MSc Social Statistics (Statistics pathway) serves to meet the research training needs of postgraduate researchers in social statistics methodology. It also provides vocational training for professional social statisticians. It is expected that you will have the equivalent of at least a second-class honours degree with a substantial statistical theory component, for example in statistics, mathematics or econometrics.
he programme is run by the Division of Social Statistics & Demography with input from Mathematics and the Division of Sociology & Social Policy. Several modules are provided jointly for this programme and for the Diploma/MSc Statistics with Applications in Medicine (run by Mathematics).
For those planning to work with large surveys, there are courses in survey methods and survey design, which are supplemented with a number of modelling courses, for example in generalised linear models and modelling multilevel data.
For those planning to analyse complex datasets, modelling courses such as Modelling Multilevel Data, Modelling Longitudinal Data and Survival Analysis are all relevant.
Other options include courses relevant to medical and social statistics.
The programme is normally full-time, and lasts for 12 months, with nine months of taught modules between October and June of the academic year, followed by three months of research and preparation of a masters dissertation. It is possible to undertake this programme over two years of part-time study, providing suitable arrangements can be made.