M.Sc. Statistics

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • GBP13340 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    GBP5430 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 )
University of Kent | Canterbury, United Kingdom
The MSc in Statistics is accredited by the Royal Statistical Society (RSS) and is excellent preparation for careers in any field requiring a strong statistical background.

Description

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The Statistics programme, which has recently been updated, trains professional statisticians for posts in industry, government, research and teaching. It provides a suitable preparation for careers in other fields requiring a strong statistical background. Core modules give a thorough grounding in modern statistical methods and there is the opportunity to choose additional topics to study.

About the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial Science (SMSAS)

The School has a strong reputation for world-class research and a well-established system of support and training, with a high level of contact between staff and research students. Postgraduate students develop analytical, communication and research skills. Developing computational skills and applying them to mathematical problems forms a significant part of the postgraduate training in the School. We encourage all postgraduate statistics students to take part in statistics seminars and to help in tutorial classes.

The Statistics Group is forward-thinking, with varied research, and received consistently high rankings in the last two Research Assessment Exercises.

Statistics at Kent provides:
  • a programme that gives you the opportunity to develop practical, mathematical and computing skills in statistics, while working on challenging and important problems relevant to a broad range of potential employers
  • teaching and supervision by staff who are research-active, with established reputations and who are accessible, supportive and genuinely interested in your work
  • advanced and accessible computing and other facilities
  • a congenial work atmosphere with pleasant surroundings, where you can socialise and discuss issues with a community of other students.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline As soon as possible.
Tuition fee
  • GBP 13340 per year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • GBP 5430 per year (EEA

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

    )
Start date
Credits (ECTS) 90 ECTS

Total Kent credits: 180

Credits 180

Total Kent credits: 180

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

Course Content

Modules

The following modules are indicative of those offered on this programme. This list is based on the current curriculum and may change year to year. Most programmes will require you to study a combination of compulsory and optional modules. You may also have the option to take modules from other programmes so that you may customise your programme and explore other subject areas that interest you.

  • Stochastic Processes and Time Series
  • Stochastic Models in Ecology and Medicine
  • Analysis of Large Data Sets
  • Practical Statistics and Computing
  • Computational Statistics
  • Project
  • Probability and Classical Inference
  • Advanced Regression Modelling
  • Bayesian Statistics
  • Principles of Data Collection

English Language Requirements

IELTS Take IELTS test
6.5
CAE score
193(Grade B)
TOEFL iBT® test (read more)
90

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Requirements

A minimum of 2.2, with a substantial amount of mathematics at university level.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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