Taught course

Statistics

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

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:1 honours degree with substantial mathematical and statistical components or a pass at an equivalent level in the Graduate Certificate.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course is accredited by the Royal Statistical Society

This course prepares you for a career as a statistician. You’ll learn how to solve practical statistical problems and develop personal skills including presentation and time management.

Teaching

There are lectures, tutorials and computing sessions. You’ll do group work, presentations and role play. Most statistics lectures are recorded so you can watch them again later.

The distance learning option is taught online with support via email and an online forum. Distance learners also come to the University for residential weeks.

Assessment

You’re assessed by exams, project work and a dissertation.

Not quite ready for a masters course yet?

We also offer a Graduate Certificate in Statistics. This nine-month, part-time course is designed for students who need extra training to qualify for one of our masters degrees. It’s taught by distance learning, so you only need to be in Sheffield for your exams in June.

Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/courses

Information for international students

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Fees and funding

You may be able to get funding from the University or an external company. Course-specific studentships may also be available. You should apply for these as soon as possible.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
distance learning
24-36 PT months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Email
postgrad-maths@sheffield.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)114 222 3789