Medical Statistics

Module code: MD3002

In this digital age where the quantity and complexity of medical data is rapidly expanding, statistical analysis and data science are at the forefront of decision making. This module discusses the fundamental role statistics plays in health related applications and will introduce commonly used statistical approaches and modelling to address real problems arising in health and social care, including the analysis of large datasets.


  • 33 hours of lectures
  • 11 hours of practical classes/lectures
  • 106 hours of guided independent study


  • Problem-based examination (70%)
  • Coursework (30%)