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M.Sc. Applied Statistics and Datamining

University of St Andrews
School of Mathematics and Statistics Mathematical Institute North Haugh St Andrews Fife KY16 9AL Scotland

The PGDip/MSc in Applied Statistics and Datamining is a one-year 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.

  • The course is commercially relevant and has content aligned with the requirements of partners in the commercial analysis sector. Dissertation topics are generated in part by our commercial partners.
  • Teaching includes widespread commercial software packages (SAS, SPSS) along with popular open-source tools (R).
Teaching format

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

For those on the MSc, the taught component will be followed by a 15,000-word dissertation project taking place during the last three months of the course.

Statistical Modelling;

Data Analysis;

Advanced Data Analysis;

Applied Multivariate Analysis;

Knowledge Discovery and Data-Mining;

Advanced Statistical Inference;

Estimating Animal Abundance;

Advanced Bayesian Inference;

Mathematical Biology 2;

Independent Study Module;

Professional Skills for Mathematical Scientists;

Advanced Project in Mathematics / Statistics;

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