Applied Statistics MSc course offered at the University of Southampton you will be taught how to collect and analyse quantitative social science data and apply it to real-world problems.
Through your choice of modules you’ll be able to adapt the course to your personal interests or career plans.
Typical subjects include:
- survey methods and design
- survey modelling (multilevel, longitudinal, linear)
- analysing complex data sets
You’ll benefit from the research of our expert academics, whose findings feed directly into the course content. Our main areas of expertise at Southampton include:
- small-area estimation
- census and administrative data
- analysis of ‘big data’
We’re known for the expertise and international scope of our research and for the application of cutting-edge quantitative and qualitative methods.
We host the National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM), which provides training and capacity building as well as carrying out its own research programme.
For those planning to work with large surveys, there are courses in survey methods and survey design, which are supplemented with a number of modelling courses, for example in generalised linear models and modelling multilevel data.
- Generalised Linear Models
- Analysis of Hierarchical (Multilevel & Longitudinal) Data
- Research Communication Skills
- Statistical Theory and Linear Models
- Sampling Techniques
- Statistical Computing
- Complex Survey Data Analysis
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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You’ll need a 2:1 degree in a relevant subject such as:
- quantitative analysis
- economics (with emphasis on econometrics)
- physical sciences
- social sciences (with emphasis on quantitative methods)
- geography (with emphasis on quantitative methods)
International21000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 21000 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
EU and international students pay £21,000.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.