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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Statistics

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This Masters in Statistics will provide you with knowledge and experience of the principles, theory and practical skills of statistics. The Statistics Group at Glasgow is a large group, internationally renowned for its research excellence. Our expertise spans topics including: biostatistics and statistical genetics; environmental statistics; statistical methodology; statistical modelling and the scholarship of learning and teaching in statistics. Our Statistics MSc programmes benefit from close links lecturers have with industry and non-governmental organisations such as NHS and SEPA.

Students will be taught by world-leading experts in their fields and will participate in an extensive and varied seminar programme, are taught by internationally renowned lecturers and experience a wide variety of projects. You will develop a thorough grasp of statistical methodology, before going on to apply statistical skills to solve real-life problems. Students will be equipped with the skills needed to begin a career as a professional statistician; previous study of statistics is not required.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

SEP

Modules

This course introduces methods of modern Bayesian inference, with an emphasis on practical issues and applications.
Regression Models - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£8,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£21,020

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have first degree equivalent to a UK Upper Second Class Honours degree, normally with a substantial Mathematics component (at least equivalent to Level-1 courses in Mathematics and Level-2 courses in Calculus and Linear Algebra at the University of Glasgow).

University information

The University of Glasgow is one of four ancient universities in Scotland, founded back in 1451. The university is part of the prestigious Russell Group, and is one of only two universities in the UK to be awarded a 5 Stars Plus by the QS University Rankings 2017. Alumni include seven Nobel Prize winners, Scotland’s First Minister and a Prime Minister, while Albert Einstein gave a lecture on the theory of relativity there back in 1933. The...more

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