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Applied Statistics and Datamining PGDip

University of St Andrews

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Diploma

  • Location

    University of St Andrews

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    05-SEP-22

  • Duration

    10 months

Course summary

The PGDip in Applied Statistics and Datamining is a commercially relevant programme of study providing students with the statistical data analysis skills needed for business, commerce and other applications.

Course information

The PGDip in Applied Statistics and Datamining is a taught programme run by the School of Mathematics and Statistics. The course is aimed at those with a good degree containing quantitative elements who wish to gain statistical data analysis skills.

Highlights

  • Commercially relevant course.
  • Course content is aligned to the requirements of the commercial analysis sector.
  • Dissertation topics are generated in part by commercial partners.
  • Teaching involves widely used commercial software packages (SAS, SPSS).
  • The popular open-source tool R is also used.

Careers

Graduates from this programme typically seek employment as analysts within a company, research body, government, or as statistical consultants.

Recent graduates have found employment in:

  • large consulting firms and major financial institutions including Scottish and Southern Energy, RBS, Aviva, Lloyds, TSB, PwC, Capital One, Vodafone, American Express, Goldman Sachs, Tesco Bank and many others
  • biomedical research, clinical trials and pharmaceuticals
  • wildlife and conservation managers including the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS).

Application deadline

11 August 2022

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 21,390overall cost

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of St Andrews

  • University League Table

    4th

  • Campus address

    University of St Andrews, College Gate, St Andrews, KY16 9AJ, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    10th out of 70 7

    5th out of 114 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    240 100%

    1st

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73.0 73%

    44th

    40
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.30 86%

    2nd

    4
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    226 96%

    3rd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    96.0 96%

    7th

    6
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.39 88%

    2nd

    26

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