Taught course

Environmental Statistics

Institution
University of Glasgow · School of Mathematics and Statistics
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A first degree equivalent to a UK Upper Second Class Honours degree, normally with a substantial Mathematics component (at least equivalent to Level-1 courses in Mathematics and Level-2 courses in Calculus and Linear Algebra at the University of Glasgow).

International students with academic qualifications below those required should contact our partner institution, Glasgow International College, who offer a range of pre-Masters courses.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This Masters in Environmental Statistics will provide you with knowledge and experience of the principles, theory and practical skills of statistics; previous study of statistics is not required.

  • The Statistics Group at Glasgow is a large group, internationally renowned for its research excellence.
  • Our expertise spans topics including: biostatistics and statistical genetics; environmental statistics; statistical methodology; statistical modelling and the scholarship of learning and teaching in statistics.

  • The research group has strong connections with environmental agencies such as the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA), the Environment Agency in England and the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology.
  • These collaborations have led to research secondments for postgraduate students, and other opportunities have seen students travelling abroad to work with high-profile scientific groups such as the Commonwealth Scientific Industrial Research Organisation in Australia.
  • Our Statistics MSc programmes benefit from close links lecturers have with industry and non-governmental organisations such as NHS and SEPA.
  • You will be equipped with the skills needed to begin a career as a professional statistician; previous study of statistics is not required.

Information for international students

Fees and funding

UK students
Full-time fee: £8000
International students
Full-time fee: £21020

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • Further details of qualification

    This Masters in Environmental Statistics will provide you with knowledge and experience of the principles, theory and practical skills of statistics; previous study of statistics is not required.

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
pgadmissions@glasgow.ac.uk