University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow


This course provides students with knowledge and experience of the principles, theory and practical skills of statistics.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent 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); previous study of statistics is not required.

Course modules

Introduction to R; probability or stochastic processes 1; professional skills; regression models; statistical inference or bayesian statistics or computational inference 2.; biostatistics; multivariate methods; data analysis; generalised linear models; advanced bayesian methods; design of statistical investigations; environmental statistics; financial statistics; functional data analysis; principles of probability and statistics; sampling and databases; spatial statistics; statistical data mining; statistical genetics; time series.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,800 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 15,750 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 6,800 per Academic year (EU fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Glasgow Glasgow G12 8QQ Scotland

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