Top 10 Statistics Masters Degree Courses In The UK & Europe

A Masters in Statistics can have a variety of different focuses such as Computational, Biomedical or Financial.

The emphasis you opt for will have an impact on your future career path. Here is our roundup of 10 of the best Masters Degrees in Statistics available to study at universities in the UK and Europe*.

MSc in Statistical Science – University of Oxford

Cost: £11,605 for UK and EU students / £26,405 for international students.
What You Will Study: This is an intensive 12-month full-time program that focusses on statistical problems faced in the real world. Students cover statistical machine learning, data analysis, and high-level computational statistics.

Master of Advance Study in Mathematical Statistics – University of Cambridge

Cost: £10,680 for UK and EU students / £21,411 for international students.
What You Will Study: This is a full-time course that takes 9 months to complete and is usually undertaken after 4 or 5 years of mathematical study at the University of Cambridge. Many students use the course as preparation for undertaking a PhD in Mathematical Statistics.

Master of Science in Statistics – ETH Zurich

Cost: CHF 660 per sememster for all students.
What You Will Study: This course is taught in English and takes 1-year with full-time study to complete. Students can select modules to tailor the course to their career aims and interests. Modules include Applied Statistical Regression, Data Analytics in Organisations and Business, and Smoothing and Nonparametric Regression.

MSc in Statistics – Imperial College London

Cost: £14,500 for UK and EU students / £28,000 for international students.
What You Will Study: There are 6 different options for students to follow; Statistical Finance, Biostatistics, Applied Statistics, Data Science, Methods and Theory, and the General option. The course is studied full-time in 1 year.

MSc in Statistics – University of Warwick

Cost: £9,460 total cost for UK and EU students / £27,160 total cost for international students.
What You Will Study: Modules include Risk Theory, Financial Time Series, Bayesian Statistics and Decision Theory, and Medical Statistics. Students can complete the course in 1-year when studying full time or in 2 years when studying part time.

MSc in Statistics with Data Science – University of Edinburgh

Cost: £13,000 total cost for UK and EU students / £23,950 total cost for international students.
What You Will Study: Students can either study part-time and complete the course in 2 years or study full time and complete the course in 1 year. Modules include Incomplete Data Analysis, Genetic Epidemiology, Statistical Consultancy, and Machine Learning in Python.

MSc in Applied Mathematics – TU Delft

Cost: €2,143 per year for Dutch and EU students / €18,750 per year for international students.
What You Will Study: This is a 2-year masters course that is studied full time and taught in English. Students can focus on many different areas including statistics with modules such as Statistical Inference and Applied Functional Analysis.

MSc in Statistics – University of Manchester

Cost: £13,500 for UK and EU students / £23,000 for international students.
What You Will Study: This full-time program is completed in 1 year and students cover modules such as Statistical Inference, Markov Chain Monte Carlo and Multivariate Statistics.

MSc in Statistics – University College London

Cost: £11,830 total cost for UK and EU students / £28,290 total cost for international students.
What You Will Study: Modules cover topics such as Medical Statistics, Quantitative Modelling of Operational Risk and Insurance Analytics, and Statistical Models and Data Analysis. The course is completed in 2-years when studying part-time or in 1-year when studying full-time.

Masters by Research in Probability and Statistics – University of Bristol

Cost: £4,365 total cost for UK and EU students / £23,200 total cost for international students.
What You Will Study: This is a full-time 1-year or 2-year part-time Masters by Research, which can lead onto a PhD and be counted as the first year. Current research topics include Statistical Bioinformatics, Multiscale Methods and Monte Carlo Computation.

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