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  • Qualification

    Master of Science (with Honours) - Msci (Hon)

  • Location

    Gilmorehill (Main) Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    11-SEP-23

  • Duration

    5 Years

Course summary

Statistics is a scientific discipline that is concerned with the drawing of objective conclusions from investigations where outcomes are subject to uncertainty or variability.

In Statistics, mathematical methods are developed and applied to guide the design of investigations, the collection and handling of data, the analysis and modelling of data, and the interpretation of the results. Statistics has applications in almost every academic discipline and many areas of everyday life.

WHY STUDY STATISTICS?

  • Our work placement MSci degree provides an opportunity to combine your studies with hands-on experience working as a statistical analyst with one of our partner employers, developing vital workplace skills
  • Our programmes are accredited by the Royal Statistical Society and have been consistently recognised for the diversity of the project work by our external examiners
  • The MacLaurin Society (or MacSoc), is the university's Mathematics and Statistics Society. Named after the Scottish mathematician Colin MacLaurin, it has been running since the 1950's and provides a supportive and friendly atmosphere for students in the School

CAREER PROSPECTS

Our graduates have statistical, computational, numerate and presentational skills which are applicable in many fields such as medicine, education, transport, agriculture, engineering and economics. They are employed in a variety of posts such as quality engineer, actuary, accountant, credit risk analyst, clinical statistician, statistician, statistical programmer, teacher and operational researcher. Others go on to undertake postgraduate degrees.

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

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£ 23,950per year

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

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University information

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University of Glasgow

  • University League Table

    23rd

  • Campus address

    University of Glasgow, The Fraser Building, 65 Hillhead Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G12 8QQ, Scotland

A wide range of international scholarships are available including International Excellence scholarships and postgraduate awards.
Meet students from across the university with over 250 clubs and societies available – ranging from international student societies to the Harry Potter society.
Pre-sessional English language provision available prior to starting university, and English language support options throughout the duration of study.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    15th out of 70 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    220 92%

    3rd

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76.0 76%

    32nd

    12
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.91 78%

    34th

    16

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