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Statistics with Finance MSc

University of Kent

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Canterbury Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This course is accredited by the Royal Statistical Society (RSS) and is excellent preparation for careers in any field requiring a strong statistical background. This programme trains students for careers using statistics in the financial services industry. You study the statistical modelling underpinning much modern financial engineering combined with a deep understanding of core statistical concepts. The programme includes modelling of financial time series, risk and multivariate techniques. Statistics at Kent provides: a programme that gives you the opportunity to develop practical, mathematical and computing skills in statistics, while working on challenging and important problems relevant to a broad range of potential employers; teaching and supervision by staff who are research-active, with established reputations and who are accessible, supportive and genuinely interested in your work; advanced and accessible computing and other facilities; a congenial work atmosphere with pleasant surroundings, where you can socialise and discuss issues with a community of other students.

Students often go into careers as professional statisticians in industry, government, research and teaching but our programmes also prepare you for careers in other fields requiring a strong statistical background. You have the opportunity to attend careers talks from professional statisticians working in industry and to attend networking meetings with employers. Recent graduates have started careers in diverse areas such as the pharmaceutical industry, financial services and sports betting.

Tuition fees

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£ 16,200per year

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University information

University of Kent

  • University League Table

    47th

  • Campus address

    University of Kent, Recruitment and Admissions Office, Registry, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NZ, England

With a global reputation for academic excellence, first-class research and teaching, Kent offers a superb education and memorable student experience.
Kent welcomes students from 164 countries. 25% of students are from Europe and overseas, creating a diverse and supportive community.
Welcome events for international students include welcome talks, visits to local tourist attractions, campus tours, themed evenings and sporting events.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    26th out of 103

    26th out of 72 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    130 59%

    37th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90 90%

    8th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    72nd

    12
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    125 53%

    44th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    89 89%

    3rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.11 82%

    32nd

    18

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