The MSc in Operational Research, Applied Statistics and Financial Risk aims to equip you with the necessary analytical skills, methods and ways of thinking to tackle and analyse complex organisational problems, help make better decisions, and to become confident statistical analysts.
This course is ideal training for those who wish to study, in greater depth, risk models, particularly for application to financial markets but also to other sectors.
You will undertake case studies and project work which will give you the opportunity to put your skills into practice and provides valuable experience of working in the field. The dissertation project, typically undertaken with an industrial partner, will allow you to work with complex data in a creative manner and a problem-solving environment, as well as to communicate your ideas and findings effectively.
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The UK's seven Research Councils offer government funding directly to research organisations – including Cardiff University – for UK and EU postgraduate students.
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