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Middlesex University London
Campus: Middlesex University , London
Applied Statistics
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Often known as the science of uncertainty, statistics is of vital importance in modern society where almost all sectors rely on the collection, analysis and interpretation of data. There is a great shortage of well qualified statisticians, data analysts and statistical consultants across the sector and this course has been specifically designed to meet that demand.

Why study MSc Applied Statistics at Middlesex University?

Applied statistics involves putting theory into practice - not only summarising and describing data, but extrapolating from it to draw conclusions about the population being studied. This is an applied, practically-orientated course that gives you advanced knowledge of statistical methods and the theory that underpins these methods. With a strong emphasis on relating theory to practice, you will develop your analytical, logical, numerical and problem-solving, skills that are in such high demand with employers.

Middlesex is one of only four institutions in the UK which has been approved as a mirror for the statistical programming language R – meaning you will have access to software used in the industry. You'll also learn how to use standard statistical software like SPSS and Minitab.

You'll have the freedom to choose the type of independent research project you do which can take the form of a theoretical dissertation, a survey or a more practical project involving a data set. If you're working, you'll have the option of basing your project at your workplace – making your studies even more relevant and beneficial for both you and your employer.

Course highlights

  • You will be able to work with real datasets by utilising our subscriptions to Bloomberg and Datastream
  • As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module.

Modules

  • Statistical Modelling (30 credits) - Compulsory
  • Probability and Stochastic Processes (30 credits) - Compulsory
  • Inference Theory (15 credits) - Compulsory
  • Descriptive Statistical Analysis (15 credits) - Compulsory
  • Time Series and Forecasting (15 credits) - Compulsory
  • Data Mining (15 credits) - Optional
  • Survival Analysis (15 credits) - Optional

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Entry Requirements for: United Kingdom

260

Overall of 260 in United Kingdom Scale .

There is a need in both the public and private sectors for well-qualified statisticians and this course will leave you ideally placed for a wide variety of employment opportunities in:

  • commerce
  • economics
  • accountancy
  • health sciences
  • natural and environmental sciences
  • computing
  • engineering
  • law
  • medical statistics
  • medical research
  • pharmaceutical industry

You might also wish to explore your options in research or academia, or even complete further study at doctoral level.

Statisticians work in many fields, from government to market research, measuring anything from changes in the environment revealing the effects of global warming to the effectiveness of medicines. There are a large number of employment opportunities for our graduates in medical statistics, medical research, commerce and industry, particularly the pharmaceutical industry. There are also many career opportunities both in areas directly related to statistics, such as economics and accountancy, and wider field in areas like health sciences, natural and environmental sciences, computing, engineering and law.

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UK and European Union students are eligible for a Tuition Fee Loan given by a British Government Organization called Student Finance England, which is paid directly to your university, independent of your grades or your family’s income.

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The tuition fees might be subject to minor increases each year due to inflation.


15 January 2019

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30 June 2019

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