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Click on the tabs below for information about Stata.

About Stata

About the software

Stata is a general-purpose statistical software package. Stata's capabilities include:

  • Data management
  • Statistical analysis
  • Graphics
  • Simulations
  • Custom programming

Please see the obtaining the software tab for more details.


Obtaining the software



Stata/MP is installed on all IT Services classroom PCs.

Home use

Stata/MP is available for home use and is also available via the VDS.

Students may purchase Stata direct from Timberlake at a reduced cost, you'll need to provide proof of your student status (ie a copy of your University card). Find out more: Stata Students

University staff and students may install Stata/MP to a personal device. Access to download and activate the software is available by signing into this restricted link.


Managed PCs

To install Stata on office PCs managed by IT Services:

  1. From the Start Menu search for and open Software Center
  2. Locate the software under the Available Software tab
  3. Click on the Install button in the lower right

Once installed, it will appear under Start | All Programs.


Documentation, training and support




  • The Maths Skills Centre offers 30-minute one-to-one statistics appointments, either online or in-person, if you have questions about or would like guidance on how to use STATA.
  • If you require technical help or support with STATA, please contact IT Support.