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|Application deadline:||as early as possible|
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|Start date:||September 2013|
|Credits:|| 60 ECTS |
|Duration full-time:||12 months|
|Delivery mode:||On Campus|
This 12 month postgraduate statistics course aims to train students for careers using Statistics in the financial services industry. Graduates will study the statistical modelling underpinning much modern financial engineering combined with a deep understanding of core statistical concepts. The Royal Statistical Society (RSS), which has accredited the programme, has extensive information about career opportunities in statistics.
* Duration: One year full-time
* Start: September.
* Advanced Regression Modelling
* Bayesian Methods
* Modelling of Time-dependent Data and Financial Econometrics
* Practical Statistics and Computing
* Stochastic Processes and Insurance Risk
* Two from: Analysis of Large Data Sets; Mathematics of Financial Derivative; Portfolio Theory and Asset Pricing.
* Project of 12,000 words
Assessment is through coursework and formal examinations.
An applicant should hold a 2(ii) or better Honours Bachelor degree with the equivalent of at least one year of mathematics at undergraduate level from an accredited UK institution or equivalent. There are English language requirements for international students.
|CAE score:||75(Grade B)|
|TOEFL internet-based test score:||90|
£8.5m Scholarship Fund
At Kent we value our postgraduate students and the contribution they make to the University and the wider intellectual community.
We allocate over £6.5 million from our own funds and attract an additional £2 million to provide a variety of financial support opportunities for postgraduate students. These range from a generous number of research student scholarships, through to location specific-funding, sport and music scholarships, and funding specifically for overseas fee-paying students. We also have a Graduate Teaching Assistantship Scheme whereby postgraduate research students receive financial support in return for teaching.
In addition 2013 Kent graduates can apply for the Graduate School Scholarship and all Kent alumni can apply for a Loyalty Discount.
The Graduate School Scholarship will be offered in the 2013 academic year to 2013 Kent graduates who earn a Bachelor's degree with honours (or undergraduate Masters degree) and register for a self-funded postgraduate degree at Kent by 1 October 2013.
Deadlines for scholarships vary but all applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to be considered for awards.
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