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Statistics and Machine Learning, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (ARWU) Linköping, Sweden
This Statistics and Machine Learning programme from Linköping University meets the challenges of learning from these complex volumes by means of models and algorithms from machine learning, data mining and other computer-intensive statistical methods. By joining us, you will increase the efficiency and productivity of the systems and make them smarter and more autonomous.

Overview

The Statistics and Machine Learning programme from Linköping University focusses on modern methods from machine learning and database management that use the power of statistics to build efficient models and make reliable predictions and optimal decisions. You will gain deep theoretical knowledge as well as practical experience from extensive amounts of laboratory work. If you want to complement your studies with courses at other universities, you can participate in exchange studies during the third semester.

This programme is for you if you aspire to learn how to:

  • improve the ability of a mobile phone’s speech recognition software to distinguish vowels in a noisy environment
  • provide early warning of a financial crisis by analysing the frequency of crisis-related words in financial media and internet forums
  • improve directed marketing by analysing shopping patterns in supermarkets’ scanner databases
  • build an effective spam filter
  • estimate the effect that new traffic legislation will have on the number of deaths in road accidents
  • use a complex DNA microarray dataset to learn about the risk factors of cancer
  • determine the origin of an olive oil sample with the use of interactive and dynamic graphics

Programme Structure

Courses Included

  • Statistical methods
  • Advanced R programming
  • Advanced Academic studies
  • Introduction to Machine Learning
  • Advanced Data Mining
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Introduction to Python
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Bayesian Learning
  • Computational statistics
  • Time series analysis
  • Multivariate Statistical Methods
  • Web Programming
  • Neural networks and learning systems
  • Visualization
  • Advanced Machine Learning
  • Probability Theory
  • Decision Theory
  • Data Mining Project
  • Text mining
  • Database Technology
  • Master's thesis

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    575

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme does not recognise GRE® scores.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen within statistics, mathematics, applied mathematics, computer sicence, engineering or a similar degree. Courses in calculus and linear algebra, statistics and programming are also required.
  • English corresponding to the level of English in Swedish upper secondary education (English 6/B).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8916 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17835 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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  • 190000 kr

Living costs for Linköping

  • 7140 - 11270 SEK/month
    Living Costs

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