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Statistics and Operational Research

The University of Edinburgh

12 months
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25100 GBP/year
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About

This Statistics and Operational Research programme from The University of Edinburgh will help you develop professionally in the theory and practice of statistics and operational research (OR), providing the foundations for a successful career.

Overview

This Statistics and Operational Research programme from The University of Edinburgh will prepare you for work in areas such as the medical and health industry, government, the financial sector and any other area where modern statistical tools and OR techniques are used. You will also develop the wider skills required for solving problems, working in teams and time management.

You will be able to identify appropriate statistical or operational techniques, which can be applied to practical problems, and will acquire extensive skills in modelling using the packages R for Statistics and Arena for simulation.

This MSc consists of lecture-based courses and practical, lab-based courses. You will be assessed by exams, written reports, programming assignments and a dissertation project. The set of courses available is subject to review in order to maintain a modern and relevant MSc programme.

Career opportunities

This programme is ideal for students who wish to apply their statistics and operational research knowledge within a wide range of sectors including the medical and health sector, government and finance. The advanced problem-solving skills you will develop will be highly prized by many employers.

Accreditation

This MSc is accredited by the Royal Statistical Society (RSS)

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Bayesian Theory
  • Fundamentals of Operational Research
  • Fundamentals of Optimization
  • Generalised Regression Models
  • Methodology, Modelling and Consulting Skills
  • Simulation
  • Statistical Programming
  • Statistical Research Skills

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Rounds:

  • 1- 31 January
  • 2- 31 March 
  • 3 -30 June

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A UK 2:1 degree, or its international equivalent, in a numerate discipline such as mathematics, engineering, computer science, physical or biological sciences, economics or business.
  • Your degree must have included substantial mathematics content, including calculus (including calculus of several variables), linear algebra, probability, statistics and statistical theory. Detailed information is available from the School of Mathematics website.
  • You can increase your chances of a successful application by exceeding the minimum programme requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25100 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 25100 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    13700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13700 GBP per year during 12 months.
Part-time fees per year
  • Home/EU: £6,850
  • International: £12,550

Living costs for Edinburgh

725 - 1167 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

  • School of Mathematics funding

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