This Statistics with Finance and an Industrial Placement course from University of Kent includes modelling of financial time series, risk and multivariate techniques.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.
Students often go into careers as professional statisticians in industry, government, research and teaching but our programmes also prepare you for careers in other fields requiring a strong statistical background. You have the opportunity to attend careers talks from professional statisticians working in industry and to attend networking meetings with employers.
Recent graduates have started careers in diverse areas such as the pharmaceutical industry, financial services and sports betting.Professional recognition
The taught programmes in Statistics and Statistics with Finance provide exemption from the professional examinations of the Royal Statistical Society and qualification for Graduate Statistician status.
The MSc in Statistics with Finance is accredited by the Royal Statistical Society (RSS).
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- Probability and Classical Inference
- Advanced Regression Modelling
- Bayesian Statistics
- Financial Econometrics
- Practical Statistics and Computing
- Short Dissertation (Statistics)
- Industrial Placement Report and Presentation
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- There is no fixed application deadline for applications from home/EU students, though we strongly recommend you apply as soon as possible.
DisciplinesFinance Natural Sciences Actuarial Science View 694 other Masters in Finance in United Kingdom
- A minimum of 2.2, with a substantial amount of mathematics at university level. Prior experience of finance is not required.
- All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, professional qualifications and experience will also be taken into account when considering applications.
International15700 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 15700 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEA7500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 7500 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
The University of Kent has a scholarship fund of over £11 million to support our taught and research students including funding from the UK Research Councils, subject and location-specific scholarships, philanthropic awards and discounts and scholarships for Kent alumni.
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