Methodology and Statistics for the Behavioral, Biomedical and Social Sciences, M.Sc. in Netherlands

University of Twente (UT)

Study in:Netherlands
Deadline: 1 May 2019


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:

  • Research methodology, Measurement and Data Analysis (University of Twente)
  • Methods and Statistics (University of Utrecht)
  • Biometrics (University Medical Centre Utrecht).

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

Program Structure

Courses included:

  • Survey Data Analysis
  • Multivariate Statistics
  • Fundamentals Statistics
  • Computational Inference with R
  • Psychometrics

Academic Requirements

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3.4 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • This program is open for students with a Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Science, Social and Behavioural Sciences (including Political Science), Econometrics and /or (Applied) Mathematics.
  • You need a minimum weighted average grade of 7.5 in the Dutch system to be eligible or an international equivalent, such as a GPA of 3.4 out of 4, or A- in the US system.
  • We expect candidates to have good basic knowledge of methods and statistics.

Detailed Program Facts

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