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Full time | University of Strathclyde | 12 months | SEP-21

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

SEP-21

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Applied Statistics Statistics

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This one year Masters degree will provide vocational training in applied statistics. This is a conversion course, designed for candidates from a broad background of disciplines. Students will gain skills in: problem solving; big data; the use of statistical software for data analysis and reporting.

On the Applied Statistcs MSc programme you'll have the opportunity to acquire:

  • an in-depth knowledge of modern statistical methods used to analyse and visualise real-life data sets, and the experience of how to apply these methods in a professional setting
  • skills in using statistical software packages used in government, industry and commerce
  • the ability to interpret the output from statistical tests and data analyses, and communicate your findings to a variety of audiences including health professionals, scientists, government officials, managers and stakeholders who may have an interest in the problem
  • problem solving and high numeracy skills widely sought after in the commercial sector
  • practical experience of statistical consultancy and how to interact with professionals who require statistical analyses of their data

Modules

Bayesian Spatial Statistics
Effective Statistical Consultancy
Financial Econometrics
Financial Stochastic Processes
Business Analytics
Survey Design & Analysis
Foundations of Probability & Statistics
Data Analytics in R
Applied Statistical Modelling
Medical Statistics
Research Project

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£8,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£18,950

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Minimum second class honours degree or international equivalent, Mathematical training to A Level or equivalent standard. Prospective students with relevant experience or appropriate professional qualifications are also welcome to apply. For Australia and Canada, normal degrees in relevant disciplines are accepted. Applicants are required to have some prior mathematical knowledge, for example A Level or equivalent in; calculus; linear algebra; differential equations.

University information

The University of Strathclyde is transforming its learning environment to offer its growing student population a first-class institution experience in which to develop, learn and socialise. Welcoming students from across the globe, the university offers a diverse range of courses. The university is committed to offering students the best possible education. The past few years have seen substantial investment in upgrading and creating new...more