M.Sc. On Campus


University of Southampton

12 months
21000 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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At this Statistics MSc course offered by the University of Southampton, you’ll study statistical theory and methods and how to apply them. MSc Statistics will prepare you for a career in the statistical field as a qualified statistician.


Course Details

At this Statistics MSc course offered by the University of Southampton, you’ll explore practical problems typically found when collecting and analysing scientific data and improve your communication skills.

Graduates go on to work in many industries such as, banking, insurance, pharmaceutical and in government bodies.

On MSc Statistics you’ll study core modules and choose what topics you want to study in depth, we offer modules in statistical theory and real world application of statistics. Optional module topics include:
  • machine learning
  • flexible regression
  • statistical genetics
  • clinical trials
  • introduction to Python
As part of your study you will use statistical software, time management and basic research skills as well as boost your analytical skills. 

This master’s degree in statistics will help you take that next step in developing a career or continue onto PhD study. There is a wide choice of career opportunities for qualified statisticians, for example in banking/insurance, in the pharmaceutical industry, or in government bodies. 

Career Opportunities

Statistics is key in decision-making in areas of uncertainty, and statisticians champion quantitative reasoning to help organisations make important advances in science and in business and public policy. 

Statisticians can work in many industries, some popular fields are: 

  • medical  
  • pharmaceutical  
  • government  
  • financial  
  • insurance 
  • market research   
  • environmental

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Design of Experiments
  • Generalised Linear Models
  • Likelihood and Bayesian Inference
  • Statistical Computing
  • Statistical Consultancy
  • Statistics Project
  • Survival Models

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You’ll need a 2:1 degree in a subject with mathematical and statistic units from a recognised university.

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.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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