M.Sc. Online

Applied Statistics with Data Science (online)

University of Strathclyde

36 months
7700 GBP/year
7700 GBP/year
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This Applied Statistics with Data Science (online) program from University of Strathclyde is a conversion course, designed for candidates from a broad background of disciplines.


On the Applied Statistics with Data Science (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, including working with big data sets
  • 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
  • skills in working with big data technologies including programming in Python and R
  • knowledge of cloud-based storage for large data sets.


The online MSc in Applied Statistics with Data Science will provide graduates with skills in the statistical analysis of big data. These skills are required by many employers in sectors such as:

  • investment companies 
  • financial institutions 
  • pharmaceutical industry 
  • medical research 
  • government organisations 
  • retailers 
  • internet information providers

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Probability & Statistics
  • Data Analytics in R
  • Statistical Modelling & Analysis
  • Survey Design & Analysis
  • Bayesian Spatial Statistics
  • Effective Statistical Consultancy
  • Risk Analysis

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

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.


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