University of Nottingham
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. This course is accredited by the Royal Statistical Society.
Lower 2nd Class Honours degree, or its international equivalent, in mathematics or a closely related subject with substantial mathematical content. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS: 6.0 (with no less than 6.0 in each element).
Modules include: Advanced stochastic processes; applications of statistics; computational statistics; fundamentals of statistics; medical statistics; statistics dissertation; time series and forecasting; topics in biomedical statistics.
The course is offered on a full-time basis over 1 year and comprises 180 credits, split across 120 credits� worth of taught modules and a 60-credit research project. Modules are mainly delivered through lectures and example and /or problem classes for smaller groups. You will typically be assessed by an examination or coursework at the end of the semester in which a given module is taught. Over the summer period towards the end of the course, you will undertake a dissertation of 15,000-25,000 words. In this module, a substantial investigation will be carried out on a topic in statistics or probability. The study will be largely self-directed, although a supervisor will provide oversight and input where necessary. The topic will be chosen by agreement between yourself and your supervisor.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,010 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 13,730 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University Park Campus||Nottingham||NG7 2RJ||East Midlands|
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