Program Details

The objective of the programme is to offer wide-ranging training in statistics at a high scientific level aimed at a number of specific application fields: biomedical statistics, statistics used in the social, behavioural and educational sciences, statist
Location:
Leuven, Belgium
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Academic Year

Program Overview

Program Description:
The Master of Statistics programme consists of 120 ECTS. Programme length is two years, but this may be substantially reduced depending on your prior knowledge and qualifications. The programme is organised in collaboration with Hasselt University. The Master of Statistics is an initial Master's programme. You can follow this programme on a full-time or part-time basis.

The objective of the programme is to offer wide-ranging training in statistics at a high scientific level aimed at a number of specific application fields: biomedical statistics, statistics used in the social, behavioural and educational sciences, statistics used in a business or government environment, and statistics used in industry. In addition, students may choose to follow a methodology-focussed or all-around option.

In 2007, LStat grew out of UCS, which was founded in 1988 as an interfaculty institute playing a coordinating role between the various KU Leuven research groups working in statistics. Currently, approximately 25 groups across 11 faculties are involved in LStat's activities, which mainly involve teaching, research, and consulting within and outside the university.
Setting Description:
Situated in the heart of Western Europe, KU Leuven (University of Leuven) has been a centre of learning for nearly six centuries. Today, it is Belgium's largest and highest-ranked university and, founded in 1425, one of the oldest and most renowned universities in Europe. As a leading European research university and co-founder of the League of European Research Universities (LERU), KU Leuven offers a wide variety of programmes in English, all supported by high-quality, innovative, interdisciplinary research. KU Leuven is home to a vibrant community of international scholars spread out over its various campuses. 14% of the university’s 54,000 students are international representing 140 countries. KU Leuven's three doctoral schools provide internationally oriented PhD tracks for more than 4,000 doctoral students. Boasting an outstanding central location, KU Leuven offers a truly international experience, high-quality education, world-class research and cutting-edge innovation.
Cost:
The Flemish Government's generous co-financing system ensures that tuition fees for Bachelor's and initial Master's programmes remain relatively low: 890 EUR per academic year (subject to change without notice).

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