Applied StatisticsUniversity of Strathclyde
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Rank: 40 (UKEAS)
Location: University of Strathclyde
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2021/09/01
Duration: 12 months
Intl fees: £18100
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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.On the Applied Statistcs MSc programme you'll have the opportunity to acquire:
- an in-depth knowledge of modern statistical methods used to analyse and visualise real-life data sets, and the experience of how to apply these methods in a professional setting
- skills in using statistical software packages used in government, industry and commerce
- the ability to interpret the output from statistical tests and data analyses, and communicate your findings to a variety of audiences including health professionals, scientists, government officials, managers and stakeholders who may have an interest in the problem
- problem solving and high numeracy skills widely sought after in the commercial sector
- practical experience of statistical consultancy and how to interact with professionals who require statistical analyses of their data
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).
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for The University of Strathclyde.
About this university
Combining a central location and varied program means the university attracts students from around the world. The International Office is available to help students from outside the UK to integrate with their new environment as well as with legal matters such as immigration papers and visas. There is also help and assistance on matters such as welfare and health while English language courses are available for those to whom English isnâ€™t a first language. In addition, the website provides country specific information for applying to the university. The students Union is the heart of life outside the classroom and it operates bars and clubs on campus that work with a student budget. There are more than 50 clubs and societies to get involved with outside studies ranging from music to sport and even voluntary work. The Centre for Sport and Recreation is on John Street and is the best place to head to get involved with the various sports clubs as well as fitness and wellbeing events that take place. There are also outdoor sports facilities around the city that the university has access to. Strathclyde Music represents the various student-run music clubs and groups including a number of educational and community projects. It is also home to the Maurice Taylor Organ, one of the most important pipe organs in the country. For those of a spiritual nature, there is a Chaplaincy Centre that caters for all denominations and is found in the Graham Hills Building. There are also a number of faith groups and societies to allow people of the same faith to gather together.