M.Sc. On Campus

Statistics and Machine Learning

24 months
9377 EUR/year
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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.


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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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Other requirements

General requirements

Bachelor's degree equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen within statistics, mathematics, applied mathematics, computer science, engineering or a similar degree. Completed courses with passing grade in following subjects: 

  • calculus 
  • linear algebra 
  • statistics 
  • programming English corresponding to the level of English in Swedish upper secondary education (English 6/B). Exemption from Swedish 3.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9377 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18754 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.

SEK 190000

Living costs for Linköping

7140 - 11270 SEK /month
Living costs

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