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Applied Statistics and Datamining (PGDip/MSc)

University of St Andrews School of Mathematics and Statistics

Full time September MSc, PgDip Ten months full time (PGDip); one year full time (MSc)

About the course

The PGDip/MSc in Applied Statistics and Datamining is a taught programme run by the School of Mathematics and Statistics. The course is aimed at those with a good degree containing quantitative elements who wish to gain statistical data analysis skills.


  • Commercially relevant course.
  • Course content is aligned to the requirements of the commercial analysis sector.
  • Dissertation topics are generated in part by commercial partners.
  • Teaching involves widely used commercial software packages (SAS, SPSS).
  • The popular open-source tool R is also used. 

Teaching format

The programme consists of two semesters with taught components which include a mixture of short, intensive courses with a large proportion of continuous assessment and more traditional lecture courses with end-of-semester

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Entry Requirements

A good 2.1 undergraduate Honours degree in mathematics, statistics or in an area with substantive mathematical or statistical content.

English language proficiency.

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