University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Statistics

This course offers a modern advanced curriculum in statistics which will enable students to broaden and deepen their understanding of the subject and its applications. The programme will provide students 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.

Entry requirements

2.2 (or international equivalent) in mathematics or a closely related subject with substantial mathematical content. English language requirements: IELTS 6.0 (no less than 5.5 in any element).

Course modules

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.

Assessment methods

Students 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, students will undertake a dissertation of 15,000-25,000 words.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,140 per Whole course (International) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

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