Entry requirements

A BSc upper second class (2:1) honours degree or equivalent in a subject with a substantial mathematical or statistical component.

Months of entry


Course content

The MSc in Statistics is a flexible degree course enabling students from a wide range of backgrounds to both broaden and deepen their understanding of statistics.

The course combines in-depth training in mainstream advanced statistical modelling with a broad range of specialisations - from financial mathematics to statistical bioinformatics; from shape analysis to risk management. You’ll also develop your understanding of research methods in statistics from writing styles to programming skills, preparing you for a wide range of careers in different sectors – and then apply them to a substantial research project of your own.

Information for international students

The University of Leeds welcomes international students. English language is required (eg. IELTS). Accommodation is guaranteed for all new international students paying fees at non-EU rate. Please visit www.leeds.ac.uk/international for further information.

Fees and funding

Some University scholarships may be available to UK/EU and international students. Please visit: http://www.leeds.ac.uk/info/130536/funding

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)113 343 5111