Making sure you're ready for your statistics degree
This page is to help you make sure you have the right background knowledge to do our MSc Statistics or MSc Statistics with Financial Mathematics course.
If you don't already have a mathematics or statistics degree, try answering the questions in the following exam papers. To be ready for any of our statistics MSc courses, you should be able to answer most questions with a small amount of revision.
- Sample exam paper in mathematics (PDF, 90KB)
- Sample exam paper in probability (PDF, 98KB)
- Sample exam paper in statistics (PDF, 292KB)
If you are applying for MSc Statistics with Financial Mathematics, you should also be able to answer most of the questions in the following PDF:
You should also make sure you are familiar with the introductory material for these courses:
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