Biostatistics - Structured

Course overview
Biostatistics involves the design, analysis and interpretation of clinical trials, observational studies of disease causation, diagnostic test evaluations and medical imaging studies. The research is carried out in collaboration with the HRB Clinical Research Facility NUI Galway. On completion the student will be well-equipped to take on a position as a statistician in government or industry or to continue in a PhD program in Biostatistics.

Entry requirements

To be eligible to enter on a programme of study and research for the degree of PhD you must have reached a high honours standard at the examination for the primary degree or presented such evidence as will satisfy the Head of School and the College of your fitness.

Duration

Structured PhD, full-time

Research

Research Areas

This involves more applied work in the medical area, typically in collaboration with the Clinical Research Facility at NUI Galway. Topics include clinical trials, survival analysis, and registry-based studies.

More details
  • Qualification letters

    PhD

  • Qualifications

    Degree - Doctoral (Level 10 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Daytime

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