The BSU is an internationally recognised research unit and part of the University of Cambridge, specialising in statistical modelling with application to medical, biological or public health sciences. Details of the work carried out in the Unit appear on our Research page.
The BSU provides an ideal place to commence a career in Biostatistics. Our thriving PhD programme is hugely successful and competition for places is high. The BSU’s relaxed yet enthusiastic, dedicated and stimulating environment provides students with the essential tools, both in research and transferrable skills, to set them on their way to a successful career as an independent researcher.
Our PhD students are registered with the University of Cambridge under the subject heading ‘Biostatistics @MRC Biostatistics’ and are subsequently assigned to the Graduate School of Life Sciences degree committee depending on the project chosen. Students belong to one of the University’s colleges and are trained at our Unit at the University Forvie Site on the Addenbrooke’s Hospital Campus in Cambridge.
More information about PhD studentships at the MRC Biostatistics Unit can be found by following the PhD Opportunities page.
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