M.Sc. On Campus


University of Geneva

18 months
902 EUR/year
902 EUR/year
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The Master of Science in Statistics programme of University of Geneva focuses on data analysis, methodological problem-solving in a range of disciplines, and various types of statistics software, or mathematical statistics. 


The Master of Science in Statistics programme of University of Geneva is open to experts wishing to improve their theoretical skills in statistical research, but also to non-experts wishing to develop their data analysis skills in an area of specialization acquired at the Bachelor level.

Career opportunities

The Master of Science in Statistics opens doors to opportunities in various industries: in the food industry, international organizations, in (cantonal and federal) statistics offices, in financial companies, biostatistics (in the pharmaceutical industry), and in many other areas. Finally, students who have completed the master can continue with a doctorate.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Analytics Consulting
  • Generalized Linear and Additive Models
  • Master thesis in statistics (research)
  • Mixed Linear Models
  • Multivariate Analysis
  • Research seminar in statistics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae (1 page A4) or Europass CV     
  • Letter of motivation in English (1 page A4)         
  • Grade transcripts of previous studies (Bachelor, high school and other university studies)
  • Copy of your Bachelor degree if already obtained (and other degrees if any)             
  • Syllabus (or textbook reference) of previous Bachelor or Master level statistics/ probability/ computing related courses (if courses taken outside GSEM)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    902 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 451 EUR per semester during 18 months.
  • National

    902 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 451 EUR per semester during 18 months.
  • 500 CHF / semester

Living costs for Genève

1925 - 2850 CHF /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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