University of Strathclyde

Degree level: Postgraduate

Applied Statistics (Taught)

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Course summary

This one year Masters degree will provide vocational training in applied statistics. This is a conversion course, designed for candidates from a broad background of disciplines. Students will gain skills in: problem solving; big data; the use of statistical software for data analysis and reporting.On the Applied Statistcs MSc programme you'll have the opportunity to acquire:

  • an in-depth knowledge of modern statistical methods used to analyse and visualise real-life data sets, and the experience of how to apply these methods in a professional setting
  • skills in using statistical software packages used in government, industry and commerce
  • the ability to interpret the output from statistical tests and data analyses, and communicate your findings to a variety of audiences including health professionals, scientists, government officials, managers and stakeholders who may have an interest in the problem
  • problem solving and high numeracy skills widely sought after in the commercial sector
  • practical experience of statistical consultancy and how to interact with professionals who require statistical analyses of their data

Course details

Modules

Foundations of Probability & Statistics; Data Analytics in R; Applied Statistical Modelling; Medical Statistics; Quantitative Risk Analysis; Survey Design & Analysis; Bayesian Spatial Statistics; Effective Statistical Consultancy; Financial Econometrics; Financial Stochastic Processes; Business Analytics; Risk Analysis & Management; Optimisation for Analytics; Research Project.

Assessment method

The form of assessment varies from class to class. For most classes the assessment involves both coursework and examinations.


Entry requirements

Minimum second class honours degree or international equivalent. Mathematical training to A Level or equivalent standard. Prospective students with relevant experience or appropriate professional qualifications are also welcome to apply. For Australia and Canada, normal degrees in relevant disciplines are accepted. Applicants are required to have some prior mathematical knowledge, for example A Level or equivalent in; calculus; linear algebra; differential equations. You must have an English language minimum score of IELTS 6.0 (with no component below 5.5).


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9050 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9050 Year 1
Scotland £9050 Year 1
Wales £9050 Year 1
Channel Islands £9050 Year 1
International £19400 Year 1

Additional fee information

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Sponsorship information

https://www.strath.ac.uk/studywithus/scholarships/

Applied Statistics at University of Strathclyde - UCAS