University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

Applied Statistics

This one year Masters degree will provide vocational training in applied statistics. This is a conversion course, designed for candidates from a broad background of disciplines. Students will gain skills in: problem solving; big data; the use of statistical software for data analysis and reporting.

Entry requirements

MSc: Minimum second class honours degree or international equivalent. Mathematical training to A Level or equivalent standard. Prospective students with relevant experience or appropriate ?professional qualifications are also welcome to apply. For Australia and Canada, normal degrees in relevant disciplines are accepted.? Applicants are required to have some prior mathematical knowledge, for example A Level or equivalent in; calculus; linear algebra; differential equations. You must have an English language minimum score of IELTS 6.0 (with no component below 5.5).

Course modules

Foundations of Probability & Statistics; Data Analytics in R; Applied Statistical Modelling; Statistical Interference; Data Analytics in Practice; Medical Statistics; Quantitative Risk Analysis; Quantitative Risk Analysis; Survey Design & Analysis; Bayesian Spatial Statistics; Effective Statistical Consultancy; Financial Econometrics; Financial Stochastic Processes; Business Analytics; Risk Analysis & Management; Optimisation for Analytics; Research Project.

Assessment methods

The form of assessment varies from class to class. For most classes the assessment involves both coursework and examinations.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 17,350 per Whole course (International) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 8,100 per Whole course (Home/EU) 12 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 8,100 per Whole course (Home/EU) 24 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 17,350 per Whole course (International) 24 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Strathclyde G1 1XQ Scotland

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