Statistics, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • 15140
    Tuition (Year)
    6630
    Tuition (Year)
  • English
    Language
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

The MSc Statistics at the 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 2015, 96% 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 £28,320 with the highest being £35,000.*

*Known destinations of full-time home postgraduates 2014/15. Salaries are calculated based on those in full-time paid employment within the UK.

Career Prospects and Employability

The University of Nottingham is consistently named as one of the most targeted universities by Britain’s leading graduate employers* and can offer you a head-start when it comes to your career.

Accreditation

This course is accredited by the Royal Statistical Society

Programme Structure

Courses included
  • 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.

Detailed Programme Facts

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  • Credits
    180
  • Duration full-time 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • Educational variant Full-time
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Academic Requirements

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

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 15140 International
  • GBP 6630 EEA
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The University of Nottingham offers a range of masters scholarships for international and EU students from a wide variety of countries and areas of study.

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