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Applied Statistics in Finance (online)

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About

This Applied Statistics in Finance (online) program from University of Strathclyde is a conversion course, designed for candidates from a broad background of disciplines. 

Overview

In the Applied Statistics in Finance (online) program from 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, particularly related to the financial sector
  • 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.

Careers

This course will provide graduates with skills in the statistical analysis of financial data. These skills are required by many employers in sectors such as:
  • investment companies 
  • financial institutions 
  • government organisations 
  • retailers 
  • internet information providers

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Probability & Statistics
  • Data Analytics in R
  • Statistical Modelling & Analysis
  • Financial Econometrics
  • Financial Stochastic Processes
  • Quantitative Risk Analysis

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3850 GBP per semester during 36 months.
  • National

    7700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3850 GBP per semester during 36 months.

Funding

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