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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Applied Statistics

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

MSc Applied Statistics provides postgraduate instruction in the theory and methods of applied statistics. The programme is for students whose interests lie in the theory and application of statistical methods, and in methods for designing, collecting and analysing large –scale data. The masters course at the University of Southampton will teach you how to analyse and understand statistical methodology. The Masters in Applied Statistics can open to the door to a career as an experienced statistician in a wide range of sectors such as government, medicine, social research and data analytics in the private sector. This programme provides postgraduate instruction in the theory and methods of applied statistics for students whose interests lie in the collection and analysis of quantitative social science data.

Different course options

Full time | Highfield Campus | 12 months | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

SEP

Modules

The aim of this module is to provide an introduction to the finite-population inference and modelling approaches for survey data.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£9,250

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£18,104

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

We welcome applications from students who have, or expect to have, an Upper second class honours degree. Your application will be considered on its merits, with motivation and postgraduate experience in a statistical environment potentially important factors. Non-graduate qualifications, in particular the Graduate Diploma of the Royal Statistical Society, may be accepted in place of an undergraduate degree. Full details of previous statistical training in the form of syllabuses, reading lists and, in particular, examination papers will be helpful in assessing your suitability for the programme. This pathway is suitable for statisticians, mathematicians, econometricians, engineers and other science graduates whose training equips them to study applied statistics at graduate level. It is also suitable for social scientists with a good training in statistics. Past students have held first degrees in subjects such as mathematics, economics, statistics, and statistics and psychology.

University information

The University of Southampton has a long history of tradition, prestige and success, having just celebrated 100 years of its Highfield Campus. A founding member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities, the University is ranked in the Top 20 UK universities in the Complete University Guide, 2020 and is also a three-times winner of the Queen's Anniversary Prize. The University is spread across five campuses in Southampton,...more