Statistics and Applied Probability

Nottingham University Business School

12 months
18675 GBP/year
9450 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This course is informed by the work being carried out in the Statistics and Probability research group. Topics include stochastic processes, queueing processes, epidemic models and reliability.


Key facts

  • One of the largest and strongest mathematics departments in the UK, with over 70 full-time academic staff
  • The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 results place the School in the top 10 nationally within Mathematical Sciences for 'research power' and 'research quality'; with 32% of its research recognised as world-leading and a further 56% as internationally excellent
  • The research environment was classified as 75% world-leading in vitality and sustainability, with the remaining 25% internationally excellent, reflecting the outstanding setting the School provides for its academic staff as well as its postdoctoral and postgraduate researchers

Careers and professional development

The maths course offers you the opportunity to further your knowledge in both statistics and applied probability, which will be beneficial for a professional career in statistics or as a solid basis for research in statistics or applied probability.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Statistics
  • Stochastic models 
  • Statistics Dissertation
  • Advanced Stochastic Processes
  • Applied Multivariate Statistics 
  • Computational Statistics
  • Statistical Machine Learning
  • Stochastic Financial Modelling 
  • Time Series and Forecasting

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

2:2 (or international equivalent) in mathematics or a closely related subject with substantial mathematical content

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18675 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18675 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9450 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.


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Statistics and Applied Probability
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