Statistical Data Science with an Industrial Placement, M.Sc. | University of Kent | Canterbury, United Kingdom
M.Sc. On Campus

Statistical Data Science with an Industrial Placement

24 months
18000 GBP/year
9500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Statistical Data Science with an Industrial Placement programme from University of Kent is excellent preparation for careers in any field requiring a strong background in data science, with particular emphasis on statistics.


The Statistical Data Science with an Industrial Placement programme from University of Kent, which has recently been updated, trains data scientists for posts in any of the multitude of companies and organisations that make use of data. Core modules give a thorough grounding in modern applications of statistics to data science and there is the opportunity to choose additional topics to study.

The School has a strong reputation for world-class research and a well-established system of support and training, with a high level of contact between staff and students. Postgraduate students develop analytical, communication and research skills. Developing computational skills and applying them to statistical problems forms a significant part of the postgraduate training in the School.


Students often go into careers as professional statisticians in industry, government, research and teaching but our programmes also prepare you for careers in other fields requiring a strong statistical background. You have the opportunity to attend careers talks from professional statisticians working in industry and to attend networking meetings with employers.

Our graduates have started careers in diverse areas such as the pharmaceutical industry, financial services and sports betting.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Probability and Statistics for Data Science
  • Statistical Data Modelling
  • Bayesian Statistics with Stan and Python 
  • Data Science with R
  • Statistical Learning for Data Scientists 
  • Statistical Consultancy and Data Presentation
  • Project 
  • Industrial Placement Experience

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

No fixed deadline for applications from home/EU students, but we recommend to apply as soon as possible; no later than 3 months before your start date.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of 2.2, with a substantial amount of mathematics at university level.
  • All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, professional qualifications and relevant experience may also be taken into account when considering applications. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18000 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    9500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9500 GBP per year during 24 months.

EU full-time £13500

Living costs for Canterbury

660 - 1140 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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