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
This programme is accredited by the Royal Statistical Society.
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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.
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
DisciplinesEconomics Statistics Actuarial Science View 118 other Masters in Actuarial Science in United Kingdom
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.
Living costs for Leeds
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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