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Statistical Data Science

University of Kent

12 months
Duration
17400 GBP/year
9300 GBP/year
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About

The MSc in Statistical Data Science from University of Kent is excellent preparation for careers in any field requiring a strong background in data science, with particular emphasis on statistics.

Overview

The Statistical Data Science 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.

Statistical Data Science at Kent provides:

  • a programme that gives you the opportunity to develop practical, mathematical and computing skills in statistics, while working on challenging and important problems relevant to a broad change of potential employers
  • teaching and supervision by staff who are research-active, with established reputations and who are accessible, supportive and genuinely interested in your work.
  • advanced and accessible computing and other facilities
  • a congenial work atmosphere with pleasant surroundings, where you can socialize and discuss issues with a community of other students.

Careers

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 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 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.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

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

    17400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17400 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9300 GBP per year during 12 months.

EU full-time £13000

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.

Funding

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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