Statistics MSc

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Organisation
University of Exeter
Start - End
12 Sep
Study Options
Full Time
Fee
GBP 10000 - 10000
Fee International
GBP 23000 - 23000

Overview

  • For those interested in pursuing a career in statistics and related areas, or students looking to engage in postgraduate research
  • Gain the skills needed to collect, analyse, model and extract meaningful information from data in a way that is relevant to a broad range of careers
  • Build on your existing mathematical and quantitative skills as you encounter a wide variety of statistical techniques and applications
  • Explore how to perform complex statistical analyses and communicate your findings to a variety of audiences
  • Learn the theory and application of traditional and modern statistical methods from the foundations of statistical theory to the application of cutting-edge regression models.

Teaching and research

The University of Exeter is notable for its research in the areas of forecast verification and processing, air quality modelling, spatial epidemiology, environmental hazards, calibration of computer models and quantifying uncertainty in complex systems. Find out more about our research.

Research-led teaching

We believe every student benefits from being taught by experts active in research and practice. You will discuss the very latest ideas, research discoveries and new technologies in seminars and in the field and you will become actively involved in a research project yourself. All our academic staff are active in internationally-recognised scientific research across a wide range of topics. You will also be taught by leading industry practitioners.

Assessment

Modules are either assessed by coursework only, or a mixture of coursework and an exam. For detailed information on assessment see the module descriptors in the programme structure

Careers

Statisticians are found in many sectors. Demand for graduates with the ability to competently organise and analyse data is increasing as the amount of digital information available rapidly grows.

Your degree will provide you with analytical and statistical skills that are highly sought after by employers. Roles directly relating to a qualification in statistics exist in the public and private sectors and include actuarial analyst, actuary, data analyst or scientist, financial risk analyst, investment analyst, market or operational researcher and statistician.

This degree will also provide an excellent foundation should you wish to pursue advanced postgraduate research in statistics within academia.

Dedicated careers support

You will receive support from our dedicated Career Zone team, who provide excellent career guidance at all stages of career planning. The Career Zone provides one-on-one support and is home to a wealth of business and industry contacts. Additionally, they host useful training events, workshops and lectures which are designed to further support you in developing your enterprise acumen. Please visit the Career Zone for additional information on their services.


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