All Location

Mogadishu-Somalia

Duration

1 year

Earliest Start Date

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Application Deadline

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Languages

English

Study Type

Online

Pace

Full Time / Part Time / DL Online

Tuition Fees

$

Course description

The Probability and Statistics group in the Department of Mathematics have a long-standing reputation and experience of offering one year, high quality taught courses in areas of Statistics leading to the degree of MSc. These courses have aimed to offer a thorough professional training which prepare students to embark on statistical careers in a variety of areas.

Our current MSc programme in Statistics allows students to take either the main programme or the associated pathway in Financial Statistics, depending on their interests and career aspirations.

Assessment for the taught part is by exams and coursework. Following the successful completion of the taught part (worth a total of 120 credits) students are then expected to work on a dissertation from June to September which is worth a further 60 credits, making 180 credits in total. Information on the various topics and projects which will be available for dissertation are provided to the students which they are invited to state their preferences.

Coursework and assessment

Assessment is by taught examinations, coursework, assignments, group assessment and presentations.

Course unit details

You will study a total of 180 credits during the course.

Requirements

The university is open to all students who fulfill the following requirements:

  • Copy and original of Secondary, University Certificates and Transcripts
  • Birth certificate
  • Certificate of good conduct
  • Application Letter
  • CV and Experience Letter
  • Admission fee $
  • Passport sized photos
  • File
  • Pass entry exams.

Course Structure:

Semester One

Subject Code

Subject Name

MS1001001

Extreme Values and Financial Risk

MS1001002

Generalized Linear Models and Survival Analysis

MS1001003

Linear Models with Nonparametric Regression

 

Semester Two

Subject Code

Subject Name

MS1002004

Longitudinal Data Analysis

MS1002005

Markov Chain Monte Carlo

MS1002006

Multivariate Statistics

 

 

Semester Three

Subject Code

Subject Name

MS2001007

Research Methodology

MS2001008

Statistical Computing

MS2001009

Statistical Inference

 

Semester Four

Subject Code

Subject Name

MS20020010

Time Series Analysis and Financial Forecasting

MS20020011

Master Thesis

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