The Statistics and Operational Research MSc provides expert training to become a Statistics and OR analyst with excellent career opportunities or a foundation for PhD study.
Due to strong competition for places on the programmes, offers will now be made on the basis of the best applications received by the end of June 2016. Until this date, feedback on applications will be given and offers will be made to the very best applications.
Statistics and Operational Research provide methods for structuring, modelling, solving and analysing a wide range of practical problems.
Studying for a Statistics and Operational Research MSc will enhance
You will enjoy Statistics and Operational Research if you like solving practical problems, analysing the results and seeing the solutions implemented.
The MSc Programme has funding from the School of Mathematics to encourage the best UK and EU students to study Statistics and Operational Research. We will offer the best UK applicants a funding package of full fees and a stipend of at least £3,000. In addition, well qualified UK applicants can expect to be offered funding towards their course fees and may be offered some living expenses. Well qualified EU applicants can expect to be offered funding towards their course fees. Note that there is no need to apply separately for this funding, despite the following statement in the application form: "This does not constitute an application for funding from the University of Edinburgh".
Note that all Scottish and non-UK nationals of EU countries may apply for one of the University's Highly Skilled Workforce Scholarships and, if unsuccessful, are eligible for a £3,400 loan from the Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS).