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Uppsala University

24 months
9931 EUR/year
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The Master Programme in Statistics at Uppsala University offers you a solid foundation in statistical theory and a deeper knowledge of areas such as econometrics, psychometrics and biostatistics.


The Master Programme in Statistics at Uppsala University  provides you with the skills to critically analyse and interpret data from various application areas. 

As a statistician you usually work closely with subject specialists in a variety of areas and the statistician's role is to have knowledge of how data are collected, analysed and interpreted. Work as a statistician also includes method development, which is to improve existing or develop new methods.


Statisticians are in demand on the labour market and through its methodological breadth, the Master's Programme in Statistics offer you very good opportunities for employment in a variety of areas, both private and public.

Amongst private employers, positions for statisticians are often found in the financial sector (banks, insurance, etc.), biomedical companies, consulting companies, opinion polling organisations and associations, while qualified statisticians in the public sector often work as analysts and investigators.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Probability Theory
  • Inference
  • Programming
  • Econometric Theory and Methodology
  • Financial Econometrics
  • Generalised Linear Models

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree, equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen, from an internationally recognised university. Also required is 90 credits in statistics.
  • All applicants need to verify English language proficiency that corresponds to English studies at upper secondary (high school) level in Sweden ("English 6").
  • Students are selected based on: a total appraisal of quantity and quality of previous university studies with emphasis on grades in relevant fields and degree project (if any); a summary in English (1-2 pages) of a previous degree project (if any); and a statement of purpose (1-2 pages).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9931 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19863 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.


  • Application Fee: SEK 900
  • Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 50000
  • Tuition fee, total: SEK 200000

Living costs for Uppsala

7620 - 12066 SEK /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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