Statistical Science


MSc Entry Procedure

The application window for September 2022 entry closed on 31 March 2022 and unfortunately we are not able to consider any candidates who wish to apply after this time. The opening date for the consideration of applications for entry in September 2023 will be in October 2022.

Entry Requirements

A minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor's degree in a quantitative discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. International applicants can find out the equivalent qualification for their country by selecting from the drop-down menu on the prospectus page.

Knowledge of mathematical methods and linear algebra at university level is required, as well as familiarity with introductory probability and statistics (all degrees), and computer programming (Data Science only). Applications must demonstrate a interest in quantitative scientific investigation and problem solving.

English Language Proficiency

In addition to the academic requirements above, all students whose first language is not English must be able to provide recent evidence that their spoken and written command of the English language is adequate. Applicants much reach at least the UCL standard level. Further information on this requirement is available at the link below.


UCL offers a number of scholarships and other funding for UK, EU and overseas students studying Masters courses at the University. Further information, including eligibility criteria and application deadlines, can be found at the link below.

How to Apply

Applications should be made direct to UCL. Online applications can be submitted via the following link. A detailed guide to completing the online application is also available from this page.