Master in Statistics

University of Geneva

Program Description

Master in Statistics

University of Geneva


Master in Statistics

The Master in Statistics focuses on data analysis, methodological problem-solving in a range of disciplines, various types of statistics software or mathematical statistics. The programme is open not only to experts who wish to improve their theoretical skills in statistical research, but also to non-experts who wish to develop their data analysis skills in an area of specialisation acquired at the Bachelor level.


  • Required courses (30Credits) :
    Generalized Linear and Additive Models; Mixed Linear Models; Multivariate Analysis; Sampling Techniques; Statistical Consulting; Time Series
  • Electives (30Credits)
  • Dissertation (30Credits)


Master students at the GSEM may go on exchange for one or two semesters. Students may go on exchange as early as their second semester. They may earn up to 30 credits while on exchange. The dissertation cannot be substituted.


The Master of Science in Statistics opens doors to opportunities in various industries: in agrolimentaire industry, international organizations, in (cantonal and federal) statistics offices, in financial companies, biostatistics (in the pharmaceutical industry ) and in many other areas. Finally, , the continuation of studies with a doctorate is also an option available to students who have completed the master.

Admission Criteria


Deadline: 28 February 2017

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated November 17, 2016
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Switzerland Geneva
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