Statistics MSc

Statistics MSc

Master degree
12 months
Application deadlines: 31 July
Processing time: 30 days
Application fee: £20
Full-time
Intakes: September
International tuition: £22,000
Domestic tuition: £10,500

Program overview

The programme combines in-depth training in mainstream advanced statistical modelling with a broad range of specialisations, from financial mathematics to statistical bioinformatics; from clinical trials to risk management. You’ll also develop your understanding of research methods in statistics from writing styles to programming skills, preparing you for a wide range of careers in different sectors. You’ll apply these skills in an independent research project.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus

Requirements

Exams:

  • IELTS
A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) in a relevant science subject. Successful applicants will have strong grades in relevant mathematical modules. We may ask for further detailed module information if these are not clear on your transcript. English language requirements IELTS 6.5 overall, with no less than 6.0 in all components.

Career opportunities

There is a shortage of well-qualified statisticians in the UK and other countries. Numeracy, in general, is an attribute keenly sought after by employers. The emergence of data mining and analysis means that demand for statisticians is growing across a wide range of sectors, including: Actuarial, betting and gaming industries Charitable organisations Commercial, environmental and financial organisations Forensic and police investigation Government departments Market research Medical and pharmaceutical organisations The course is designed specifically to meet this demand. Many statistical careers require people educated to Masters degree level. This course is designed to build on existing mathematical skills and deepen knowledge of statistics in order for you to access a variety of professions or pursue further research as a PhD student.

Campus location

Leeds , United Kingdom

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