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14 March 2023

New cutting-edge Master's in Statistics launches at King's College London

The new course kicks off in September 2023 for postgraduate students with strong mathematical research backgrounds.

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A brand-new Master of Science (MSc) degree in Statistics has been launched by the Department of Mathematics at King's College London. The course aims to equip postgraduate students of Maths with cutting-edge statistical modelling skills in a range of practical settings.

The MSc will cover a wide range of topics including statistical modelling, data analysis, and machine learning. Students will work on real-world problems, gaining valuable experience to prepare them for future careers in statistics. They will also acquire a strong foundation in statistical theory and its applications in various fields, such as healthcare, finance, and social sciences.

During the course students will have access to a range of resources, including dedicated computer labs, online materials, and a library of statistical software packages. The programme also offers opportunities for students to participate in research seminars and workshops, where they will have the opportunity to interact with leading experts in the field.

The programme will equip students to pursue careers in statistics, data analysis, or related fields, and to bring their skills and knowledge to the development and application of statistical methods in various industries. 

The MSc in Statistics is an exciting addition to our postgraduate offerings. Over the last decade, there has been a growth for careers in statistics, as well as Data Science, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. It will be great to have enthusiastic future statisticians keen to get into these increasingly important careers."

Professor Steven Gilmour, Head of Department of Mathematics

The increasing recognition of the importance of data in our world has made statistics more crucial than ever. The MSc in Statistics is an intellectually stimulating degree programme and provides excellent employment opportunities.”

Dr Vasiliki Koutra, Lecturer in the MSc in Statistics

The MSc in Statistics at King's College London is a one-year full-time programme starting in September. The programme is suitable for students who have a background in mathematics, statistics, or a related field, and who want to deepen their knowledge in statistical theory and methods. The programme is open now for 2023 entry.

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Vasiliki Koutra

Lecturer in Statistics

Steven Gilmour

Head of Department of Mathematics

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