12 months
21000 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Learn the theory and application of statistical methods at this Applied Statistics MSc course offered at the University of Southampton. Gain in-depth knowledge and skills in analysing large-scale data to solve problems. You'll graduate ready for a career as a statistician in a wide range of sectors, from government to medicine.


Course Details

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: 

  • sampling 
  • 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. 

Career Opportunities

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

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Other requirements

General requirements

You’ll need a 2:1 degree in a relevant subject such as:

  • statistics
  • quantitative analysis
  • maths
  • economics (with emphasis on econometrics)
  • physical sciences
  • social sciences (with emphasis on quantitative methods)
  • geography (with emphasis on quantitative methods)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21000 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

EU and international students pay £21,000.

Living costs for Southampton

697 - 1093 GBP /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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