There is a growing national and international demand in government, the social and physical sciences, business and finance for statistics and quantitative analysis, which are required for interpretation of the great variety and quantity of data generated in the information age.
The Master of Applied Statistics is designed to train students in a range of advanced statistical techniques and to provide them with an appreciation of the variety of work undertaken by professional statisticians.
This one-year taught Master’s programme can be completed in three trimesters (March–June, July–Oct, Nov–Feb) full time or up to three years part time. Normally, students start the programme either in March or in July. Enrolments in November are also possible. Graduates of the programme will have developed strong research, analytical and communication skills.
Programme of Study
The programme consists of two components: course work
and practical skills development
The unique practical component, which combines work placement in a relevant government department or business with consultancy training, makes this a world leading Applied Statistics Master’s programme. Work placements are usually during the summer trimester, Nov–Feb.
A list of courses, along with more detailed information, can be found in the Postgraduate Prospectus
The Master of Applied Statistics brochure
gives more information about the programme.
Prospective students should seek advice from the Programme Contact
: An undergraduate degree in a relevant quantitative subject with a good academic performance and acceptance as a candidate by the Head of School.
Domestic students may enrol online
International students should apply here