University of Leeds

University of Leeds


The course offers the chance to broaden understanding of statistics. Students gain skills across a range of statistical techniques ideal for a career in statistics, research related professions, or further academic research in statistics. The course has a broad range of specialisations, from financial mathematics to statistical bioinformatics and from shape analysis to risk management.

Entry requirements

A BSc 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent qualification with an emphasis on mathematical or statistical content.

Course modules

Statistical computing; multivariate and cluster analysis; statistics and DNA; linear regression and robustness and smoothing; stochastic financial modelling; discrete time finance; statistical theory; times series and spectral analysis; shape analysis and directional data; continuous time finance; risk Management; hidden markov models for biological sequence analysis; data mining; wavelets; bioinformatics.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 4,900 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 12,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
0113 343 5111