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Statistics

University of Leeds

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About

The Statistics programme from University of Leeds is a flexible Masters degree enabling students from a wide range of backgrounds to both broaden and deepen their understanding of statistics.

Overview

Our Statistics MSc is a flexible Masters degree enabling students from a wide range of backgrounds to both broaden and deepen their understanding of statistics.

The course combines in-depth training in mainstream advanced statistical modelling with a broad range of specialisations, including financial mathematics, clinical trials and risk management.

You’ll also develop your understanding of research methods in statistics from writing styles to programming skills, preparing you for a wide range of careers in different sectors. You’ll apply these skills in an independent research project.

Course highlights
  • Our courses are shaped by our leading research in areas such as probability and financial mathematics, modern applied statistics, and analysis.

  • Access to modern facilities and computing equipment throughout the school, complemented by social areas, communal problem-solving spaces and quiet study rooms

  • Benefit from the school’s close links with organisations like Leeds Institute for Data Analytics, Leeds Institute for Fluid Dynamics and the Alan Turing Institute

  • A diverse and supportive community of mathematicians from all over the world

Accreditation

This programme is accredited by the Royal Statistical Society.

Programme Structure

The first two semesters of your course will consist of taught modules and in the third semester you will devote your time to a major dissertation.

You’ll learn a range of statistical computing techniques and develop research skills such as academic writing, programming and literature searches.

Options within the course vary from mainstream topics in statistical methodology to allow you to specialise in the areas of statistics that interest you. Specialist areas within the course include biological or financial applications of statistics, or broad-based statistical expertise.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) in a subject containing a substantial mathematical and statistical component.

Successful applicants will have a foundation in Statistics including strong grades in statistical modules. We may ask for further detailed module information if these are not clear on your transcript. We do not normally accept degrees in Accountancy or Finance.

We accept a range of international equivalent qualifications. For more information please contact the Admissions Team.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Leeds

637 - 1103 GBP /month
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Funding

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