The Methodology and Statistics for the Behavioural, Biomedical and Social Sciences programme offered by University of Twente (UT), starts in September. It is taught in English and leads to the title of Master of Science (MSc). The programme is organized by three different departments:
In today’s data-driven society, we monitor and measure everything but it's a big challenge to find the best way to design research and analyse data to extract the most valuable information and communicate results effectively
More and more data are collected since many processes are being monitored or repeatedly measured. Data are of essential importance to address complex social research questions and decision problems. Therefore, competent professionals in research methodology and statistics are required who can provide creative solutions given (collected) data.
The programme prepares you for a scientific career in fields such as:
This programme holds NVAO accreditation.
Methodology and Statistics for the Behavioural, Biomedical and Social Sciences educates you to become an expert in methodology and statistics:
You will be a qualified practitioner who is ready for a PhD training or a research career outside academia and ready to apply cutting-edge research in all sectors and fully equipped with the academic skills and knowledge necessary for your future career.
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
You only need to take one of these language tests:
Minimum required score:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Book IELTS
Minimum required score (Grade C):
The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.
Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.
Minimum required score:
The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).
StudyPortals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Master's below. these courses will be necessary if:
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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