Applied Statistics MSc

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Organisation
University of Strathclyde
Start - End
5 Sep
Study Options
Full Time
Fee
GBP 9050 - 9050
Fee International
GBP 19400 - 19400

Why this course?

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

What you’ll study

Semester 1:

The modules available in semester 1 will equip you with fundamental statistical and data analysis skills.

Semester 2:

Semester 2 provides a range of modules, each focusing on a different applied element of being a statistician/analyst. These are all optional, allowing you to tailor this course to suit your career interests.

Semester 3:

In semester 3 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.

Programme skills set

On the 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

Facilities

The Department of Mathematics & Statistics has teaching rooms which provide you with access to modern teaching equipment and access to University computing laboratories, with all necessary software available.

You'll also have access to a common room facility which gives you a modern and flexible area for individual and group study work, and is also a relaxing social space.

Careers

The MSc in Applied Statistics will provide graduates with skills in the statistical analysis of data from a wide range of disciplines. These skills are required by many employers in sectors such as:

  • investment companies
  • financial institutions
  • pharmaceutical industry
  • medical research
  • government organisations
  • retailers
  • internet information providers such as Google or Bing

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