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What will I learn?

This Masters in Advanced Statistics will provide you with knowledge and experience of the principles, theory and practical skills of statistics.

WHY THIS PROGRAMME

  • The Statistics Group at Glasgow is a large group, internationally renowned for its research excellence.
  • Our expertise spans topics including: biostatistics and statistical genetics; environmental statistics; statistical methodology; statistical modelling and the scholarship of learning and teaching in statistics.
  • Our research groups have strong connections to external organisations such as NHS, SEPA, CEH and others.
  • Our Statistics MSc programmes benefit from close links lecturers have with industry and non-governmental organisations such as NHS and SEPA.
  • You will be taught by world-leading experts in their fields and will participate in an extensive and varied seminar programme, are taught by internationally renowned lecturers and experience a wide variety of projects.
  • You will develop a thorough grasp of statistical methodology, before going on to apply statistical skills to solve real-life problems.
  • Our students graduate with a varied skill set, including core professional skills, and a portfolio of substantive applied and practical work.
  • You will be equipped with the skills needed to begin a career as a professional statistician; previous study of statistics is not required.

CAREER PROSPECTS

Data is becoming an ever increasing part of the modern world, yet the talent to extract information and value from complex data is scarce. Our graduates have an excellent track record of gaining employment in many sectors including medical research, the pharmaceutical industry, finance and government statistical services, while others have continued to a PhD.

Which department am I in?

School of Mathematics and Statistics

Study options

Full Time (12 months)

Tuition fees
£25,750.00 (US$ 29,398) per year
International applicants are required to pay a deposit of £1000 when an offer is made. Additional fees applicable.

This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

University of Glasgow

The Fraser Building,

65 Hillhead Street,

Glasgow,

Glasgow, City Of,

G12 8QQ, Scotland

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must hold Bachelor’s degree (GPA: 3.0+) from an accredited university or college in a relevant subject. Normally a 2.1 or 2.2 Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject will be accepted. Please refer the university website for details of the English Language requirements for entry to individual postgraduate degree programmes.

For international students

A first degree equivalent to a UK Upper Second Class Honours degree with: a substantial Mathematics component (at least equivalent to Level-1 courses in Mathematics and Level-2 courses in Calculus and Linear Algebra at the University of Glasgow); a substantial component of Statistics methodology, including at least Honours-level courses in probability theory, likelihood-based inference and the theory of linear models. IELTS: 6.5 with no subtests under 6.0 and TOEFL (ibt, my best or athome): 90 with minimum R 20, L 19, S 19, W 23.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • Kaplan International College (KIC) London
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About University of Glasgow

Glasgow is a place where people have been making world changing discoveries for over 500 years and students become innovative global pioneers.

  • Based in Glasgow, a UNESCO city of music
  • Ranked in the top 100 universities in the world
  • Fourth-oldest higher education provider in the UK
  • Over 600 different courses on offer

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