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Statistics, B.Sc./M.Sci.

  • Application Deadline
  • 60 months
    Duration

About

Our graduates have statistical, computational, numerate and presentational skills which are applicable in many fields such as medicine, education, transport, agriculture, engineering and economics. They are employed in a variety of posts such as quality engineer, actuary, accountant, credit risk analyst, clinical statistician, statistician, statistical programmer, teacher and operational researcher. Others go on to undertake postgraduate degrees.

Accreditation

The Royal Statistical Society accredits our Single Honours degree and most Joint ones.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 60 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Year 1
  • You will take courses covering topics in probability and introductory statistical methods, with examples and case studies illustrating how statistics is used in practice in the real world.
Year 2
  • You will take four courses covering topics in statistical methods and probability, introducing the ideas of likelihood and regression modelling.
  • You will also study other subjects in years 1 and 2: see Degrees in Arts, Life Sciences, Science and Social Sciences.
Years 3, 4 and 5
  • If you proceed to Honours (years 3 and 4) you will gain an imaginative mix of theoretical and practical training, which involves project planning, report writing and the development of presentational skills. General topics covered across courses include probability, modelling, design, inference, computational inference, sampling and databases, and a range of applications including biostatistics, environmental statistics and financial statistics.

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    90

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score (Grade B2):

    176

    C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

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Academic Requirements

A-LEVELS
  • Standard academic entry requirements: AAA/A*AB.
  • Minimum academic entry requirements: ABB.
  • Other mandatory requirements: A-level Mathematics at Grade B. GCSE English at Grade B (or Grade 5-6).
HIGHERS
  • Standard S5 academic entry requirements: AAAAB.
  • Minimum S5 academic entry requirements: ABBB.
  • Standard S6 academic entry requirements: AAAAAB.
  • Other mandatory requirements: Higher Mathematics at Grade A or B AND Higher English or a humanities subject at Grade A or B.

INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE

  • Standard academic entry requirements: 38 points inluding three HL subjects at 6,6,6
  • Minimum academic entry requirements: 32 points inluding three HL subjects at 6,5,5

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21020 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21020 GBP per year and a duration of 60 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1820 GBP per year and a duration of 60 months.
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Living costs for Glasgow

  • 620 - 1020 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

We offer a wide range of scholarships to our undergraduates, including both home/EU and international students. The University is committed to supporting students and rewarding academic excellence. That’s why we’ve invested more than £1m in additional scholarship funding in recent years.

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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