Masters Programs in Statistics

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After earning a bachelor’s degree, many students are interested in taking the next step in their education. A master’s is a postgraduate program that typically takes one to three years to complete. Coursework is more focused on an aspect of a career field, allowing individuals to specialize within their profession.

What is a Master in Statistics? The focus of this degree typically provides a deep and wide theoretical understanding of statistics, but with an emphasis on practical applications. The ways that mathematical sciences can be applied in today’s society are diverse, and new fields continue to develop. Students in this type of program may study data collection methods, risk computations, environmental and spatial statistics, algorithmic applications and mathematical theories and methodologies.

Individuals with an advanced degree are equipped with the knowledge and experience to succeed in a number of career fields within the international job market. They may also enroll in a Ph.D. program, which opens the door to a profession in education and research.

The cost of a master’s degree varies greatly due to the wide range of programs available. Some institutions require research projects, theses or internships that affect the length of the course. The location of the university also influences expenses. Fees, tuition schedules and enrollment costs differ.

The professions that require statisticians are too numerous to list because of the widespread need for this skill, but fields include medical, insurance, financial, political and industrial, to name a few. Graduates may assist companies with technical decision-making processes, provide statistical knowledge for corporate operations or evaluate potential fraud cases. Banks, market research firms and pharmaceutical companies actively recruit statisticians, and many students are hired in professional positions before graduating.

Universities around the world offer statistics master’s degrees, and they are often made available online for those who are unable to relocate or adjust daily routines to allow for full-time classroom attendance. To find the institution that fulfills your educational needs, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Masters in Business Analytics

Hult International Business School
Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 USA San Francisco United Kingdom London Cambridge United Arab Emirates Dubai China Shanghai New York Boston + 9 more

As the role of big data becomes increasingly important, a one-year Hult Master of Business Statistics degree equips you with the analytical and business capability to translate data statistics and analysis into action. [+]

This program is only available as a second part of the Dual Degree Program after students have completed One-year MBA or Masters of International Business. It will be available as a full-time one-year program in San Francisco for the September 2018 start term. Learn how to translate big data and analysis into action—and qualify for a 3-year O.P.T. working visa in the U.S. As the role of big data becomes increasingly important, a one-year Hult Master of Business Statistics degree equips you with the analytical and business capability to translate data statistics and analysis into action.

Locations

Start your Master of Business Statistics in San Francisco, then choose to take electives at any other two campuses as part of Hult's unique Global Campus Rotation.... [-]


Master 1 in Econometrics and Statistics

Toulouse School Of Economics TSE
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 France Toulouse

The 1st year of the Master 1 in Econometrics and statistics provides rigorous training in the major fields of economics. [+]

Aims and Scope

The 1st  year of the Master 1 in Econometrics and statistics provides rigorous training in the major fields of economics. 100% of courses of this program are taught in English. The objectives of this 1st year is to enhance the students’ general economics culture and to prepare them for more quantitatively oriented classes.

Admission 

Aimed at English speakers. Students should hold a BSc in Economics, Applied Mathematics within a recognized curriculum considered as consistent with the program and approved by the TSE selection committee.

Note

Our trainings rely on a substantial use of mathematics and modelling. A good mastering of mathematics is therefore required. To apply to the 1st year of the Master, students should hold a BSc in Economics, Applied Mathematics within a recognized curriculum considered as consistent with the program and approved by the TSE selection committee. To apply to the 2nd year of the Master, student should hold an undergraduate degree of at least 4 years of college or a Master’s degree.... [-]


Master's Degree In Modeling And Mathematical Research, Statistics And Computation

Universidad de La Laguna
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Spain Santa Cruz de Tenerife

This master has a wide range of subjects aimed at research oriented towards the needs of technology centers and the R + D + i departments of companies with regard to Mathematics. In fact, the Master in Mathematical Modeling, Statistics and Computing, origin of which is proposed, is highly valued and all courses have enrolled students from a technology center. Finally, note that professors of the Master of the six universities have experience of projects with companies. [+]

In the last 25 years, mathematical research in Spain has experienced a spectacular development, which has led it to occupy a place among the top ten in the world. Mathematicians from the six universities participating in the master's degree contribute to this achievement. Already in the UPV / EHU, in the last Ranking of Shanghai of 2012, Mathematics occupy a place among the 100 and 150 best universities in the world. Thus, Mathematics play a very prominent role in the Spanish scientific system. To maintain or improve these positions, it is necessary to train new doctors, incorporate new researchers, and the first step after the Degree is necessarily a Master's in Mathematics with a research component. This master's degree responds to this manifest need of six universities, since it has subjects oriented to start a scientific career in different branches of Mathematics.... [-]


Master's Degree In Statistical Techniques

Universidade da Coruña
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2018 Spain A Coruña

The Master's Degree in Statistics Techniques is organized by the three Galician universities and is taught face-to-face in the faculties of Computer Science (A Coruña), Mathematics (Santiago de Compostela) and Economics and Business Sciences (Vigo). A videoconference system allows attendance to all classes from a single Faculty. It lasts for a year and a half. [+]

Introduction The Master's Degree in Statistics Techniques Is organized by the three Galician universities and is taught face-to-face in the Faculties of Computer Science (A Coruña), Mathematics (Santiago de Compostela) and Economics and Business Sciences (Vigo). A videoconference system allows attendance to all classes from a single Faculty. It lasts for a year and a half. This master's degree, started in 2007, comes from an Official Postgraduate Program with Quality Mention in his studies leading to the title of doctor. Its training objectives are equivalent to those of the best proposals of our European environment. Why study the degree Statistics studies are considered today as one of those with better expectations for the future. This is justified by the growing need for many companies and public institutions to extract information from enormous amounts of data, for which it is essential to use statistical techniques. It is the only master in the Autonomous Community of Galicia oriented to the studies of Statistics and Operative Research. It is the natural way to access the Doctoral Program in Statistics and Operational Research, which is distinguished by the Mention for Excellence by the Ministry of Education. This program is the only one in the Autonomous Community of Galicia specific to Statistics and Operational Research. What is learned Advanced Methodology related to Statistics and Operational Research, along with its practical applications. In terms of Statistics, the methodology revolves, in general, around the statistical Inference: obtaining reliable information relative to a population under study from the... [-]

Master in Mathematics and Statistics

University of Helsinki
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Finland Helsinki

Studies in this Master’s programme will lead you into the fascinating world of modern science, giving you a solid basis for mathematics and statistics applications. Graduates from this Master’s program find employment as researchers, teachers, and in demanding expert posts in the public and private sector in Finland and abroad. The Master’s programme in mathematics and statistics is based on top research and it consists of mathematics, applied mathematics, and statistics. The programme is part of the Analysis and dynamics and the Inverse problems centers of excellence. [+]

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Studies in this Master’s programme will lead you into the fascinating world of modern science, giving you a solid basis for mathematics and statistics applications. Graduates from this Master’s program find employment as researchers, teachers, and in demanding expert posts in the public and private sector in Finland and abroad. The Master’s programme in mathematics and statistics is based on top research and it consists of mathematics, applied mathematics, and statistics. The programme is part of the Analysis and dynamics and the Inverse problems centers of excellence.

Goal of the pro­gramme

When you study mathematics and statistics at the University of Helsinki, some of the best mathematicians and statisticians in the world will be your instructors. Studies in this Master’s programme will give you a solid basis for maths and statistics applications. Graduates of this Master’s programme find employment as researchers, teachers, and in demanding expert posts in the public and private sectors in Finland and abroad.... [-]


Master in Applied Statistics

Örebro University
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Sweden Örebro

With a Master's degree in Applied Statistics you will have the knowledge and the qualifications to assume a leading role in the design of statistical surveys and to contribute to the development of statistical analysis. Potential employers are banks and insurance companies, market research firms, as well as the industry sector, especially the pharmaceutical industry. [+]

With a Master's degree in Applied Statistics you will have the knowledge and the qualifications to assume a leading role in the design of statistical surveys and to contribute to the development of statistical analysis. Potential employers are banks and insurance companies, market research firms, as well as the industry sector, especially the pharmaceutical industry.

The Master's programme prepares students for careers as statisticians in both the private and the public sectors. Statistical methods are used all over the world and the students of the master's programme gain access to the international job market.

The programme gives the students training for a profession as a statistician. At the same time the programme prepares the student for studies at the Ph.D. level. The training covers many areas of statistical theory giving opportunities to work in different fields of application of statistical methodology, although a focus of the program is on applications within the economic and social sciences. The Master in Applied Statistics gives deep and wide theoretical knowledge with a focus on practical application of theory and methodology. Statisticians usually work closely with colleagues who have training in other subjects than statistics, in particular experts on the actual area of application. Here the statistician is considered as a special resource for implementation of surveys and statistical analysis. The ability to communicate with non-statisticians is therefore important. Partly due to the need to identify the information requirements and the restrictions surrounding the statistical study, and partly in order to communicate the design... [-]


Master in Statistical Learning Theory

Higher School of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom London Canterbury Russia Moscow Nizhny Novgorod + 4 more

This programme stands at the crossroads of various disciplines of modern mathematics and computer science, including statistics, optimization, learning theory, information theory, complexity theory, as well as at the intersection of science and innovation in the field of modern information technology. Leading experts at HSE and Skoltech jointly provide instruction in this unique research-driven programme. [+]

Masters in Statistics. Programme Overview This programme stands at the crossroads of various disciplines of modern mathematics and computer science, including statistics, optimization, learning theory, information theory, complexity theory, as well as at the intersection of science and innovation in the field of modern information technology. Leading experts at HSE and Skoltech jointly provide instruction in this unique research-driven programme. Students participate in one or more working groups (research seminars), where they determine focus areas for an initial survey report and then solve challenges at the intersection of cutting-edge research and technology in statistical learning theory. These seminars are built on teamwork, as the tasks undertaken are so complex that they can’t be solved by one person alone. Students learn how to effectively collaborate, bringing together their diverse collective skills, competencies, and experiences to determine successful solutions for complicated issues. Programme courses are taught by leading HSE experts, including globally renowned scholars such as Dr. Yurii Nesterov, Dr. Denis Belomestny, Dr. Dmitry Vetrov, Dr. Andrei Sobolevski, Dr. Alexey Naumov, and Dr. Quentin Paris. Lectures are also delivered by Skoltech professors including Dr. Ivan Oseledets, Dr. Viktor Lempitsky, Dr. Evgeny Burnaev, and Dr. Yury Maximov. This team is rather young, but its members have already made significant research achievements. The programme actively cooperates with the Russian Academy of Sciences Institute for Information Transmission Problems, as well as with relevant faculties at Moscow State University and the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology. Graduates go on to work for major Russian and... [-]

Master in Applied Informatics and Business

Mykolas Romeris University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Lithuania Vilnius

The programme is implemented by Mykolas Romeris University (MRU) in Vilnius, Lithuania and Fernando Pessoa University (FPU) in Porto, Portugal. The study language is English, students will spend the first and third semesters at Mykolas Romeris University and second semester at private Fernando Pessoa University. [+]

Why this study programme? The programme is implemented by Mykolas Romeris University (MRU) in Vilnius, Lithuania and Fernando Pessoa University (FPU) in Porto, Portugal. The study language is English, students will spend the first and third semesters at Mykolas Romeris University and second semester at private Fernando Pessoa University. The last semester they will have possibility to choose between internship in Lithuanian business enterprises and internship in different partner universities: Johannes Kepler University Linz (Austria), Istanbul Bilgi University (Turkey), Oldenburg University (Germany) or Zagreb University (Croatia). After successful graduation students will gain the degree in Master of Applied Informatics. Objective of the study programme: To train high level qualification specialists in the field of applied informatics, who are able to understand the tasks related to informative, communicative and technological business support maintenance and the questions regarding the progress of information systems and information science. Access to professional activities: The main means of applying the career of specialists qualified in business informatics are the design of ICT infrastructure, its effective installation and creation in business processes. If the specialists effectively apply the theoretical knowledge related to e-business solutions and technologies, strategies of development of e-services and e-business, conducting the research in innovations, marketing, entrepreneurship and market dynamics, they will be able to consult and practically develop the business in e-space and to solve the emerging problems related to application and research. Main study subjects: Architecture of Networks and IS Security, Systems of Artificial Intelligence, Advanced Statistics for Business, Actuarity and Models... [-]

Master in Mathematics, Economics, and Statistics (MMES)

African School of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years February 2018 Benin Cotonou

The structure of our MMES program is nearly identical to that of the first two years of a North American doctoral program in Economics. It combines advanced training in quantitative methods with a strong foundation in economic theory and research design. [+]

Masters in Statistics. Master in Mathematics, Economics, and Statistics (MMES) The structure of our MMES program is nearly identical to that of the first two years of a North American doctoral program in Economics. It combines advanced training in quantitative methods with a strong foundation in economic theory and research design. Students who successfully complete the MMES program are well-positioned to complete doctoral-level studies in economics in North America or Europe. MMES graduates also go on to work as research assistants field-based economic studies and in evaluation roles in the public sector, at international agencies, and in NGOs. Students have the opportunity to participate in research conducted by ASE’s Institute for Empirical Research in Political Economy. This is an empirically oriented program designed for students and mid-career professionals with a bachelor degree in Mathematics, Statistics or Economics, although other students with strong quantitative skills could also be successful in the program. This program offers three sub-fields: Econometric Theory, Econometrics and Applied Economics. [-]

Master in Statistics

University of Geneva
Campus Full time February 2018 Switzerland Geneva

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. [+]

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. unige.ch/gsem/rcs/master Curriculum Required courses (30Credits) : Generalized Linear and Additive Models; Mixed Linear Models; Multivariate Analysis; Sampling Techniques; Statistical Consulting; Time Series Electives (30Credits) Dissertation (30Credits) Mobility 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. www.unige.ch/exchange Opportunities 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 www.unige.ch/gsem/master/statistics Applications Deadline: 28 February 2017 www.unige.ch/enrolment admissions.unige.ch [-]

Graduate Of Statistical And Mathematical Methods Of Analysis

Moscow State University of Economics, Statistics and Informatics MESI
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia Moscow

Today we can safely say that was left virtually no branch of business, wherever required highly qualified specialists in the economic and [+]

Graduate of statistical and mathematical methods of analysis and forecasting economic

Language of instruction: Russian

Today we can safely say that was left virtually no branch of business, wherever required highqualified on economic and mathematical modeling. At the same time every year the market requires more and more complex and qualified solutions.Graduates MESI - economists have analytical thinking, which is based on a deep knowledge of economics, mathematics, statistics, and computer technology. The specifics of the program - training based on a combination of disciplines that form the core of classical education in economics, applied statistics, econometrics, economic and mathematical modeling. Competence of the graduate program: ... [-]


Master of Statistics

Hasselt University
Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2018 Belgium Hasselt Diepenbeek + 2 more

The Master of Statistics is an international two-year master programme. Individual (Reduced) programmes are possible. Students are free to combine courses from different specializations to create [+]

The need for well-trained biostatisticians, bioinformaticians and epidemiological and public-health scientists is ever increasing, enhanced by the scientific revolution in molecular biology and genetics, its impact on health and the environment, as well as by the availability of ‘big data’ and progress in data science. Hasselt University’s Master of statistics with specializations: Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Epidemiology & Public Health Methodology, keeps abreast of such evolutions. The master programme combines a solid study of principles of applied and biostatistics with up-to-date information on topics such as clinical trials, public health, longitudinal data, survival analysis, genetics, survey methodology, etc. The specialisation in Bioinformatics makes it possible to keep an even closer pace with the more specific professional needs and skills required due to the development of novel experimental techniques in molecular biology and genetics. Hasselt University’s Master of statistics acquired accreditation from the prestigious Royal Statistical Society. Graduates from accredited courses will be granted the society’s professional status of graduate statistician on application. Graduate statistician is a grade of professional membership of the society. It provides formal recognition of an individual’s statistical qualifications. Graduate statisticians will be able to further undertake suitable professional training and experience, normally for at least five years, so as to be eligible to apply for Chartered statistician status. Students can choose between four specialisations: ... [-]

MSc, MPhil, PhD - Statistics

University of Kent, School of Mathematics, Statistics & Actuarial Science
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 6 years August 2018 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

With ongoing activities in areas like biological applications, statistical ecology, and nonparametric statistics, research students joining SMSAS will become part of a thriving and vibrant research community. [+]

Masters in Statistics. MSc, MPhil, PhD - Statistics With ongoing activities in areas like biological applications, statistical ecology, and nonparametric statistics, research students joining SMSAS will become part of a thriving and vibrant research community. There's a well-established system of support and training, with a high level of contact between staff and research students. A very active research seminar programme further enhances the Statistics research experience. Course structure Staff research interests are diverse, and include: Bayesian statistics; bioinformatics; biometry; ecological statistics; epidemic modelling; medical statistics; nonparametric statistics and semi-parametric modelling; risk and queueing theory; shape statistics. Statistics has strong connections with a number of prestigious research universities such as Texas A&M University, the University of Texas, the University of Otago, the University of Sydney and other research institutions at home and abroad. The research interests of the group are in line with the mainstream of statistics, with emphasis on both theoretical and applied subjects. The group regularly receives research grants. The EPSRC has awarded two major grants, which support the National Centre for Statistical Ecology (NCSE), a joint venture between several institutions. A BBSRC grant supports stochastic modelling in bioscience. Research areas Biometry and ecological statistics Specific interests are in biometry, cluster analysis, stochastic population processes, analysis of discrete data, analysis of quantal assay data, overdispersion, and we enjoy good links within the University, including the School of Biosciences and the Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology. A recent major joint research project involves modelling the behaviour of yeast prions... [-]

Master in Mathematics and Statistics (Scientific Computing)

Institute Of Business Management
Campus Full time 2 years April 2018 Pakistan Karachi

The MS programs in Mathematics & Scientific Computing and in Statistics & Scientific Computing prepare students for careers in research, applications, and teaching. Students choose courses from two areas of concentration for their course work: Mathematics and Computations or Statistics and Computations. [+]

The MS programs in Mathematics & Scientific Computing and in Statistics & Scientific Computing prepare students for careers in research, applications, and teaching. Students choose courses from two areas of concentration for their course work: Mathematics and Computations or Statistics and Computations. Students are required to successfully qualify eight courses (4 compulsory and 4 electives) each of 3 credit hours duration. On successful completion of MS course work students will be allowed to work on a 6 credit hour thesis on a subject of interest and on the availability of the faculty. Students will be required to qualify Final (Comprehensive) Examination, as well as write and defend a thesis. The MS Program takes usually two years to complete and students must pass GRE/NTS exam prior to the completion of the degree. Eligibility 16 Years of education in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or Statistics any relevant field. Required Courses MS (Mathematics & Scientific Computations) Compulsory Courses (12 credit hours) MTS614 Mathematical Statistics MTS617 Advanced Numerical Computing MTS615 Dynamical System MTS618 Statistical Modeling and Computing Elective Courses Mathematics Concentration (6 credit hours) MTS610 Calculus of Variation MTS612 Numerical Methods for ODEs and PDEs MTS620 Asymptotic Analysis MTS626 Advance Convex Analysis MTS628 Advance Numerical Optimization MTS630 Advance Mathematical Physics MTS632 Advance Variational Inequalities MTS634 Advance Numerical Linear Algebra MTS636 Advance Hilbert Space MTS640 Symmetry Methods for Differential Equations MTS641 Continuum Mechanics MTS642 Geometric Methods in Mechanics and Physics Computation Concentration (6 credit hours) MTS629 Machine Learning and Pattern Recognition MTS631 Production Quality Software... [-]

Master of Statistics (M.Stat.)

Sharda University
Campus Full time 2 years July 2018 India Greater Noida

Two years Post Graduate Course in Statistics. The course is intended for those having an inclination towards higher learning in Statistics. Statistics finds application everywhere and the degree warrants highly potential employability... [+]

Masters in Statistics. Master of Statistics (M.Stat.) Two years Post Graduate Course in Statistics. The course is intended for those having an inclination towards higher learning in Statistics. Statistics finds application everywhere and the degree warrants highly potential employability. Eligibility B.Sc. with Mathematics/ Statistics with 60% marks Proficiency in English communication Career and Placement University Research or Teaching jobs, IT and Bank Jobs. Guidelines for Admissions Pre-qualification examination criteria for the Under Graduate programmes is Class 12th from any of the recognized boards of India. For foreign nationals, the pre qualification for the Under Graduate programmes is a certificate equivalent to Class 12th examination of the country and meeting the equivalence criteria of ‘Association of Indian University’. Pre-qualification criteria for the Post Graduate programmes is graduation from any recognized university in India. For foreign nationals, the pre-qualification criteria for the Post Graduate programmes is degree awarded by a University in a particular country and meeting the equivalence criteria of ‘Association of Indian Universities’. Applicants who have appeared for their final year graduation examinations in year 2015 may also apply for admission to Post Graduate programme. The University reserves its rights to judge the capability of a candidate through GD/PI before final admission. TOEFL/IELTS is compulsory for foreign nationals who do not have English as primary language in teaching and examination. To qualify for admission in Sharda University in its Under Graduate programme, the applicants must complete 17 years of age on 31st December of the academic year in which they... [-]