Applied Statistics MSc
Key Course Facts
Overview 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.
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.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||With at least 6.0 in each component|
|TOEFL (iBT)||87||With at least 21 in listening & writing, 22 in speaking and 23 in reading|
|PTE Academic||58||With at least 51 in all components|
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2:2 (hons degree) or equivalent qualification
Tuition Fees Applied Statistics MSc
Average student cost of living in London
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
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About Middlesex University
Established in 1973, Middlesex University is located on the outskirts of London, roughly 40 minutes away by Underground. The university is well-known for attracting large numbers of international students every year, allowing for a diverse experience for everyone involved. In terms of on-campus activities, Middlesex U applicants can look forward to an award-winning Student Union that goes the extra mile when it comes to organising events around campus and bringing people together.
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|Financial Mathematics and Statistics BSc (Hons)||The London School of Economics and Political Science||55%||0%||0%||£9250||£22430||201||London||On campus Full-time|
|Statistics MSc||University of Southampton||55%||0%||0%||£9250||£21000||201||Southampton||On campus Full-time|
|Finance, Operations Research, Management and Statistics BSc (Hons)||The University of York||76%||1%||11%||£9250||£19600||143||York||On campus Full-time|
|Finance, Operations Research, Management and Statistics with a year in industry BSc (Hons)||The University of York||76%||1%||11%||£9250||£19600||143||York||On campus Full-time|
|Mathematics and Statistics (3 years) BSc (Hons)||Durham University||86%||1%||3%||£9250||£24900||201||Durham||On campus Full-time|
|Mathematics, Statistics and Finance BSc (Hons)||University of Strathclyde||78%||5%||10%||£9250||£16400||193||Glasgow||On campus Full-time|
|Mathematics and Statistics MMath (Hons)||The University of Sheffield||67%||2%||3%||£9250 £9250||£21450 £22520||142||Sheffield||On campus Full-time|
|Statistics with Applications in Medicine MSc||University of Southampton||67%||2%||3%||£9250||£21000||142||Southampton||On campus Full-time|
|Mathematics with Statistics BSc (Hons)||Heriot-Watt University||92%||0%||1%||£9250 £9250||£15384 £16000||189||Edinburgh||On campus Full-time|
|Statistics (Including Year Abroad) BSc (Hons)||University of Essex||62%||0%||4%||£9250||£17700||109||Colchester||On campus Full-time|