University of Strathclyde

Degree level: Postgraduate

Applied Statistics (online) (Taught)

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Course summary

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.

Course details


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.

Assessment method

The form of assessment varies for each class and are all undertaken online. For most classes, the assessment involves both coursework and examinations.

Entry requirements

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).

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

International £3850 Credit
England £3850 Credit
Northern Ireland £3850 Credit
Scotland £3850 Credit
Wales £3850 Credit

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Sponsorship information

Applied Statistics (online) at University of Strathclyde - UCAS