MSc Applied Statistics (online) is a conversion course, designed for those with a background in a broad range of disciplines. Students will gain skills in problem-solving, the analysis and manipulation of complex data, and use of statistical software packages and learn to interpret and report the result from data analyses.
In Year 1 all modules are compulsory, this amounts to 60 credits. Year 1 compulsory modules are: • Foundations of Probability & Statistics • Data Analytics in R • Statistical Modelling & Analysis In Year 2 you're required to take 60 credits of optional modules: • Medical Statistics • Quantitative Risk Analysis • Bayesian Spatial Statistics • Effective Statistical Consultancy • Survey Design & Analysis • Financial Econometrics • Financial Stochastic Processes In Year 3 you will undertake your MSc research project.
The form of assessment varies for each class and are all undertaken online. For most classes, the assessment involves both coursework and examinations.
Minimum second-class Honours degree or overseas equivalent. Mathematical training to A Level or equivalent standard. You must have an English language minimum score of IELTS 6.0 (with no component below 5.5).
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