This is a conversion course, designed for candidates from a broad background of disciplines. Students will gain skills in:
You'll have the opportunity to acquire:
You'll take modules to equip you with fundamental statistical and data analysis skills.
Compulsory modules with a financial focus are undertaken, as well as elective modules, which allows you to tailor the course to your own interest areas.
You'll undertake a research project in which you'll work on a real-life data set, putting the theoretical skills you have learned into practice.
On successful completion of the MSc, students may be eligible for GradStat status. This may be awarded by submitting a transcript to the Royal Statistical Society as part of the evidence of meeting RSS GradStat criteria.
Classes are delivered using Myplace, our online teaching environment.
You’ll learn through video lectures, interactive sessions, independent reading of articles and texts and discussion forums.
On average you'll study five hours of online material per week plus additional self-study. You’ll also have regular assistance from dedicated tutors who will interact and communicate with you through online forums and email.
You'll be part of a community of students working collaboratively to share and enhance learning.
Assessment varies for each class, but all will be undertaken online. For most classes the assessment involves both coursework and examinations. Coursework will typically involve a project where you will analyse data, write code, interpret statistical output and produce a report. Group work may be undertaken in some classes.
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