Apply to the MSc in Statistics at LSE – funding opportunities available

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Become part of LSE! Join the Department of Statistics, home to internationally respected experts in statistics and data science.

The MSc in Statistics programme provides intensive training in statistics applicable to the social sciences, economics and finance.

The aim of the programme is to foster an interest in theoretical and applied statistics and equip you for work as a professional statistician.

You’ll benefit from:

  • Learning how to apply knowledge of statistics in the real world by analysing and critically interpreting data, building statistical models of real situations, and using cutting edge programming tools and software packages;
  • Learning fundamental aspects of probability and statistical methods and principles;

Three pathways:

  1. Statistics route with a broad area of applications such as economics, research methodology and social sciences
  2. Route tailored towards computational statistics, machine learning and data science
  3. Route towards applications of statistics to econometrics and finance

Graduate Destinations

 Students on this programme have excellent career prospects. Former students have taken up positions in consulting firms, banks and in the public sector. Many go on to take higher degrees. Graduates of the MSc are awarded Graduate Statistician (GradStat) status by the Royal Statistical Society.

 Find out about the support available to students through LSE Careers and LSE Alumni.

 Scholarships and other funding

LSE recognises that the cost of living in London may be higher than in your home town or country. We make available over GBP 15 million annually in financial aid for our students with both Home and Overseas fee status through a wide variety of scholarships, such as the Graduate Support Scheme, Master’s Awards and Anniversary Scholarships. Around one quarter of our graduate students receive financial support from the School.

At master’s level, the value of support given by LSE ranges in value from 10 per cent of the tuition fee to a full fees and maintenance award.

LSE is ranked third in the world for the study of social sciences and management (QS World QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022).

How to apply for graduate study

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Who is eligible to apply?

UK, EU and Non-EU applicants

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