M.Sc. Statistics

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • GBP15140 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    GBP6630 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
| Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
The MSc Statistics from University of Nottingham offers a modern advanced curriculum in statistics, providing the specific techniques and skills suitable for a professional career in statistics or as a solid basis for research in the area.
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Description

The MSc Statistics from University of Nottingham offers a modern advanced curriculum in statistics which will enable you to broaden and deepen your understanding of the subject and its applications.

The programme will provide you with specific techniques and skills suitable for a professional career in statistics or as a solid basis for research in the area.

Optional topics typically include generalised linear models, Markov Chain Monte Carlo, the bootstrap, multivariate analysis, spatial statistics, time series and forecasting, multilevel models, stochastic finance, and shape and image analysis.
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Key facts
  • This course is informed by the work being carried out in the Statistics and Probability research group.
  • The School of Mathematical Sciences is one of the largest and strongest mathematics departments in the UK, with over 50 full-time academic staff.
  • In the latest independent research assessment, the Research Excellence Framework (REF), the School ranked 8th in the UK in "research power" across the three subject areas within the School of Mathematical Sciences (Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics and Operational Research).
  • This course is accredited by the Royal Statistical Society.
Careers

The programme will provide you with specific techniques and skills suitable for a professional career in statistics or as a solid basis for research in statistics. There is great demand for people with postgraduate qualifications in this area.

Average starting salary and career progression

In 2014, 86.7% of postgraduates in the School of Mathematical Sciences who were available for employment had secured work or further study within six months of graduation. The average starting salary was £25,000 with the highest being £27,000.*

* Known destinations of full-time home and EU postgraduates, 2013/14.
Career Prospects and Employability
The acquisition of a masters degree demonstrates a high level of knowledge in a specific field. Whether you are using it to enhance your employability, as preparation for further academic research or as a means of vocational training, you may benefit from careers advice as to how you can use your new found skills to their full potential. Our Careers and Employability Service will help you do this, working with you to explore your options and inviting you to attend recruitment events where you can meet potential employers, as well as suggesting further development opportunities, such as relevant work experience placements and skills workshops.

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

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Tuition fee
  • GBP15140 per year ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • GBP6630 per year ( EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
Credits 180
Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

  • Applied Multivariate Statistics
  • Applied Statistical Modelling
  • Computational Statistics
  • Fundamentals of Statistics
  • Statistics Dissertation
  • Statistical Machine Learning
  • Stochastic Financial Modelling
  • Time Series and Forecasting
  • Vocational Statistics
The modules we offer are inspired by the research interests of our staff and as a result may change for reasons of, for example, research developments or legislation changes. This list is an example of typical modules we offer, not a definitive list.

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Requirements

2:2 (lower second class honours degree or international equivalent) in mathematics or a closely related subject with substantial mathematical content.

Admission to UK universities often requires that students have completed a recognized Bachelor's degree. International students should consider taking a Pre-Master to gain access to UK universities when:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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Accreditation

This course is accredited by the Royal Statistical Society

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