Master's Statistical Science for the Life and Behavioural Sciences

The master’s programme Statistical Science for the Life and Behavioural Sciences provides you with a thorough introduction to the general philosophy and methodology of statistical modelling, data analysis and data science. Statistical Science is a programme from Leiden University but they closely collaborate with research institutes such as Wageningen University & Research and VUMC.

Master Statistical Science for the Life and Behavioural Sciences

Programme Statistical Science for the Life and Behavioural Sciences

The two-year master’s programme in Statistical Science at Leiden University provides you with a thorough introduction to the general philosophy and methodology of statistical modelling and data analysis.

The programme consists of a core programme shared by all students, and specialisation specific courses, electives, an internship or research project and master’s thesis.

You can specialise in either life and behavioural sciences, where the emphasis is on the application in multidisciplinary environments, or in data sciences where you focus more on data mining, pattern recognition and deep learning.

Future career

What are your possibilities after graduating? Read more about career perspectives and opportunities after finishing the programme.

Application and admission

Interested in taking part in the programme of Statistical Science? Find out more about the specific admission requirements and the application procedures.