Students will gain skills in: problem solving; big data; the use of statistical software for data analysis and reporting.
On the Applied Statistics degree at the University of Strathclyde you'll have the opportunity to acquire:
- an in-depth knowledge of modern statistical methods used to analyse and visualise real-life data sets, and the experience of how to apply these methods in a professional setting
- skills in using statistical software packages used in government, industry and commerce
- the ability to interpret the output from statistical tests and data analyses, and communicate your findings to a variety of audiences including health professionals, scientists, government officials, managers and stakeholders who may have an interest in the problem
- problem solving and high numeracy skills widely sought after in the commercial sector
- practical experience of statistical consultancy and how to interact with professionals who require statistical analyses of their data
The MSc in Applied Statistics will provide graduates with skills in the statistical analysis of data from a wide range of disciplines. These skills are required by many employers in sectors such as:
- investment companies
- financial institutions
- pharmaceutical industry
- medical research
- government organisations
- internet information providers such as Google or Bing
- Foundations of Probability & Statistics
- Data Analytics in R
- Applied Statistical Modelling
- Statistical Interference
- Data Analytics in Practice
- Medical Statistics
- Quantitative Risk Analysis
- Quantitative Risk Analysis
- Survey Design & Analysis
- Bayesian Spatial Statistics
- Effective Statistical Consultancy
- Financial Econometrics
- Financial Stochastic Processes
- Business Analytics
- Risk Analysis & Management
- Optimisation for Analytics
- Research Project
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
- There’s no formal closing date for postgraduate applications.
DisciplinesApplied Mathematics Statistics View 106 other Masters in Applied Mathematics in United Kingdom
Minimum second-class Honours degree or overseas equivalent.
- Mathematical training to A Level or equivalent standard.
- Prospective students with relevant experience or appropriate professional qualifications are also welcome to apply.
International19400 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 19400 GBP per year during 12 months.
National9050 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9050 GBP per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Glasgow
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.