UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

This four'year programme provides an advanced education in statistics together with experience of education in a different cultural and/or linguistic setting, which will broaden your horizons and prepare you for a variety of careers that have a special emphasis on international expertise.

Course Modules

Year one: compulsory courses: mathematics for students of economics, statistics & related disciplines 1; mathematics for students of economics, statistics & related disciplines 2; introduction to probability and statistics; further probability and statistics; introduction to practical statistics. Year two: compulsory courses: mathematics for students of economics, statistics & related disciplines 3; probability and inference; linear models and the analysis of variance. Optional courses: introduction to applied probability; computing for practical statistics; social statistics; optimisation algorithms in operational research. Year three: year abroad. Final year: statistical science project; statistical models and data analysis; statistical design of investigations; statistical computing; applied Bayesian methods; decision and risk; stochastic systems; forecasting; statistical inference; medical statistics; stochastic methods in finance; factorial experimentation.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
4 years
Full Time
MSci (Hons) £18,830  Academic year. First year overseas fees
4 years
Full Time
MSci (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • SQA Advanced Higher AAA
  • Irish Leaving Certificates AAAAAA
  • GCE A-level AAA-A*AA
  • International Baccalaureate
  • European Baccalaureate 85%-90%
  • Course specific
  • GCE AS-level
  • SQA Higher
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade

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94% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 95%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 87%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 93%

£26,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

89% Go on to work and/or study

In work 47
Studying 37
Studying and working 5
Unemployed 8
Unknown 3

18% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 87%

Total Coursework: 12%

Total Practical: 1%

£5,337 - £7,371
Typical cost of university accommodation

£5,915 - £6,624
Typical cost of private accommodation