University of Sheffield
Our MSc is accredited by the Royal Statistical Society. It will teach you how to think and act like a professional. Your dissertation will be based on a challenge set by industry. You will be supervised by an academic and a professional from a partner organisation such as Astrazeneca, GSK or Rolls-Royce. Dissertation topics from previous years include: lung cancer prediction; analysis of wildlife tracking data; the 2010 general election; comet analysis; optimisation for the prediction of football scores.Our graduates work in finance, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals and research. Employers include First Direct, GlaxoSmithKline, Marks and Spencer, the Government Statistical Service and medical council research units.
A 2.1 Honours degree (or above) with substantial mathematical and statistical components or a pass at an equivalent level in the graduate certificate. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component, or equivalent.
Core modules: data analysis; statistical laboratory; linear models; dependent data; inference; sampling, design and medical statistics.
You are assessed by exams, project work and a dissertation.
You may be able to get University and external company funding depending on your qualifications. We need to receive all funding applications by the first week in March.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 7,500 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Distance learning||-||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site||Sheffield||S10 2TN||Yorkshire and the Humber|
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