|Study location||United Kingdom, Colchester Campus|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||£14,500.00 per year|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
A degree with an overall high 2:2.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in any language
IELTS: 6.0 overall (with a minimum component score of 5.5)
At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
Reference should be written on official letterhead, signed and dated. Please upload it in the Documents section.
Statistics is one of the most important fields of study in the world. The techniques we use to model and manipulate data guide the political, financial and social decisions that shape our modern society. If you are a logical person and enjoy solving problems, statistics at Essex is for you.
Our Department of Mathematical Sciences embraces pure mathematics, applied mathematics and statistics, and operational research, and our course offers you the opportunity to study statistics alongside other mathematical subjects.
Providing a balance of solid statistical theory and practical application, this course builds your knowledge in all areas of statistics, data analysis and probability. You also have the opportunity to specialise, taking optional modules in topics including:
- Survey methodology
- Operations research
- Applied mathematics
- Computer science
Our interdisciplinary research recognises that mathematics, including what can be very abstract mathematics, is an essential part of research in many other disciplines.
Our department has an international reputation in many areas including semi-group theory, optimisation, probability, applied statistics, bioinformatics and mathematical biology.
Modelling Experimental Data
Bayesian Computational Statistics
Nonlinear Programming (optional)
Financial Modelling (optional)
Research Methods in Finance: Empirical Methods in Finance (optional)
Machine Learning and Data Mining (optional)
Cloud Technologies and Systems (optional)
Time Series Econometrics (optional)
Panel Data Methods (optional)
Topics in Contemporary Social Theory (optional)
Introduction to Survey Design and Management (optional)
Applied Sampling (optional)
Working in industries such as health, business, social care and finance, graduates are consistently in demand, working on projects such as efficacy of social policy, comparable data of cardiac rehabilitation and manipulation of raw data for academic research.
Our Masters graduates have progressed into careers in banking and finance, actuarial sciences, biological sciences, market research and statistics, management and consultancy etc.