Statistics and Applied Probability MSc MSc
The University of Nottingham
Key Course Facts
You will be introduced to the main principles in statistics. The masters will also provide you with specialised training in probability models. Many of our graduates work in roles across business and finance. Others secure jobs in pharmaceuticals and healthcare or operations research, logistics and government.
Core modules will provide you with an overall understanding of statistical and probability techniques. They will help you to develop your understanding of the topics covered in the remaining optional modules.
You'll apply the theory and techniques you have learnt by working on a research-based dissertation. Throughout the project you will benefit from supervision provided by experts within the School of Mathematical Sciences.
On graduation, you will leave Nottingham with valuable skills in:
data analysis and manipulation
Entry Requirements / Admissions
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A high 2.2 (or international equivalent) in mathematics or a closely related subject with substantial mathematical content. English language requirements: IELTS 6.0 (no less than 5.5 in any element).
Visa Requirements for International StudentsVisa requirement
All international students (including citizens from EU countries) intending to study this or any other academic programme for more than 6 months in the UK require a Student Visa.
International students younger than 18 years require a special Child Student Visa. Exceptions from this general rule may apply to holders of other UK work visas, British National Overseas visa, family member visa and recognised refugees or asylum seekers.Permission to work while studying
University of Nottingham is listed by the UK government as an institution licensed to sponsor migrant students.
Student visa holders from licensed institutions are entitled to work during their full-time bachelor's, master's or Phd studies for
- 20h/week during the term
- Full-time outside term time (e.g. vacations, work placements, once course ended)
After completion of a bachelor's or master's programme of at least 12 months Student Visa holders of licensed institutions can convert their visa into a Graduate Visa which entitles graduates to work for 2 years in the UK.
Average student cost of living in UK
|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 The University of Nottingham
The University of Nottingham is a government funded research university based in Nottingham, England. Their aim is to become global leaders in education and research, cultivating a culture of curiosity and ambition. The university’s main campus is located approximately half an hour’s bus ride away from Nottingham city centre, which gives students the peace and quiet they need to study while not removing them completely from metropolitan comforts.
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|Mathematics & Statistics with Management with Placement BSc (Hons)||Brunel University||51%||10%||15%||£9250||£17355||100||Uxbridge||On campus Full-time|
|Mathematics, Statistics, and Business BSc (Hons)||The London School of Economics and Political Science||63%||0%||0%||£9250||£22430||155||London||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|
|Statistics and Management for Business BSc (Hons)||University College London||85%||0%||0%||£9250||£31200||176||London||On campus Full-time|
|Mathematics, Statistics and Business Analysis BSc (Hons)||University of Strathclyde||85%||5%||9%||£9250||£16400||202||Glasgow||On campus Full-time|
|Mathematics & Statistics with Management BSc (Hons)||Brunel University||51%||10%||15%||£9250||£17355||100||Uxbridge||On campus Full-time|
|Business Analysis and Technology & Mathematics and Statistics BA (Hons)||University of Strathclyde||89%||5%||9%||£9250||£16400||202||Glasgow||On campus Full-time|
|Psychology/Statistics BSc (Hons)||University of Glasgow||86%||4%||2%||£27750||£95800||207||Glasgow||On campus Full-time|
|Mathematics, Operational Research, Statistics & Economics MMorse||University of Southampton||83%||6%||8%||£9250||£19300||150||Southampton||On campus Full-time|
|Statistics and Applied Probability MSc MSc||The University of Nottingham||-||-||-||-||-||-||Nottingham||On campus Full-time|
|Probability PhD||The University of Manchester||-||-||-||£2250||£12250||-||Manchester||On campus Part-time|
|Probability and Stochastic Analysis PhD||The University of Edinburgh||-||-||-||-||-||-||Edinburgh||On campus Part-time|