Taught course

Statistics

Institution
University of Nottingham · School of Mathematical Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

2:2 (or international equivalent) in mathematics or a closely related subject with substantial mathematical content.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course is accredited by the Royal Statistical Society.

The MSc Statistics offers a modern advanced curriculum in statistics which will enable you to broaden and deepen your understanding of the subject and its applications.

The programme will provide you with specific techniques and skills suitable for a professional career in statistics or as a solid basis for research in the area.

Optional topics typically include generalised linear models, Markov Chain Monte Carlo, the bootstrap, multivariate analysis, spatial statistics, time series and forecasting, multilevel models, stochastic finance, and shape and image analysis.

Key facts:


- This course is informed by the work being carried out in the Statistics and Probability research group.
- The School of Mathematical Sciences is one of the largest and strongest mathematics departments in the UK, with over 50 full-time academic staff.
- In the latest independent Research Assessment Exercise, the School ranked 8th in the UK in "research power" across the three subject areas within the School of Mathematical Sciences (Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics and Operational Research).

For a more extensive overview, please visit the course page on the University of Nottingham's online prospectus.

Information for international students

English language requirements: IELTS 6.0 (no less than 5.5 in any element).

Fees and funding

The Graduate School at The University of Nottingham provides more information on internal and external sources of postgraduate funding. For more information, please see the Graduate School website.

There is also funding information on the School of Mathematical Sciences web pages.

For information on funding for overseas students, please see the International Office website.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Phone
+44 (0)115 951 4936