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  Applied Statistics in Finance (on campus) MSc


University of Strathclyde    Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Full time September MSc 12 months full time
Finance (14) Mathematics (25)

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Are you interested in developing your skills in statistics and data analysis within the field of finance? Look no further than our Applied Statistics in Finance MSc programme! This conversion course is designed for students from diverse backgrounds, even those with no prior statistics experience. You'll gain in-depth knowledge of modern statistical methods and learn how to apply them in real-life scenarios. With a focus on problem-solving and data manipulation, you'll also become proficient in statistical software commonly used in industry. Our programme offers a range of exciting career opportunities in sectors such as insurance, finance, and commerce. Entry requirements include a minimum 2:2 Honours degree or equivalent, as well as mathematical training to A Level or equivalent standard. Don't miss out on this chance to become an applied statistician in high-demand industries!

About the course

Our MSc in Applied Statistics in Finance is a conversion course, offering the opportunity to develop skills in statistics and data analysis even if you have never studies statistics before. You will be supported by members of staff who work directly with industry to develop skills which are relevant to current areas of research including population health and medicine, animal and plant health, finance and business.

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Entry Requirements

Minimum second-class (2:2) Honours degree or overseas equivalent.

Mathematical training to A Level or equivalent standard.

Prospective students with relevant experience or appropriate professional qualifications are also welcome to apply.

For Australia and Canada, normal degrees in relevant disciplines are accepted.

Applicants are required to have some prior mathematical knowledge, eg A Level or equivalent in:

calculus
linear algebra
differential equations




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Scholarships

Scholarships of £1,400 are available to new students joining a postgraduate taught masters degree in the Faculty of Science in the 2024/2025 academic year.

Scholarships will be awarded on a competitive basis to candidates who complete a scholarship application form and can demonstrate excellent academic performance (current and/ or previously gained) and any relevant extra-curricular or professional experience.

Scholarships will be awarded on a rolling basis. Awards may be allocated early in the application cycle and so making an early application for admission is advised.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£1,400

Eligibility

In order to be considered for a Faculty of Science Masters Scholarship for UK Fee-paying Students, candidates must:

Be a new student holding an offer of admission for a taught masters degree in the Faculty of Science for the 2024/2025 academic year.
Be eligible for tuition fees at the Home or RUK fee rate.

Application Procedure

A link to the scholarship application form will be included in an applicant’s offer of admission. Awards will be allocated from 17 January 2024.


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Scholarships of between £5,000 - £7,000 are available to new international students joining a postgraduate taught masters degree in the Faculty of Science in the 2024/2025 academic year.

Scholarships will be awarded on a competitive basis to candidates who demonstrate excellent academic performance (current and/ or previously gained) and any relevant extra-curricular or professional experience.

Scholarships will be awarded on a rolling basis. Awards may be allocated early in the application cycle and so making an early application for admission is advised.

Please do not submit duplicate scholarship applications as all scholarship application forms submitted will remain under consideration until the deadline of 31 July 2024.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£5,000- £7,000

Eligibility

In order to be considered for a Faculty of Science International Masters Scholarship, candidates must:

Be a new, international fee-paying student holding an offer of admission for a full-time, taught masters degree in the Faculty of Science for the 2024/2025 academic year.
Be self-funded. Students who receive full scholarships, for example from a government office or embassy, will not be eligible.

Application Procedure

A link to the scholarship application form will be included in an applicant’s offer of admission. Awards will be allocated from 17 January 2024.


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