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The Master in Statistics focuses on data analysis, methodological problem-solving in a range of disciplines, various types of statistics software or mathematical statistics, depending on the student´s concentration. The programme is open not only to experts who wish to improve their theoretical skills in statistical research, but also to non-experts who wish to develop their data analysis skills in an area of specialisation acquired at the Bachelor level.
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Master in Statistics
Required courses, 30 credits
E.g. Mixed linear models; multivariate analysis; time series; generalized linear and additive models.
Electives, 30 credits
Dissertation, 30 credits
Master´s students are permitted to go on exchange for one semester. Students may go on exchange as early as their second semester but may earn no more than 30 credits at another university. The dissertation cannot be substituted.
HEC Geneva graduates find work in all sectors both in Switzerland and abroad. Given the nature of the Geneva economy, opportunities are usually found in banking, financial institutions, fiduciaries, consulting firms, insurance agencies, local and international manufacturing, international trade companies (e.g. commodities trading, product distribution), international or global organisations (e.g. ICRC, UNHCR, WTO) and public administration.
Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences: Uni Mail, 40 bd du Pont-d´Arve, 1211 Genève
T. +41 (0)22 379 80 14/16/17/18/19
Mr Gaëtan Clavien
T. +41 (0)22 379 80 05
A Bachelor´s degree including a certain number of credits in statistics, or an equivalent degree in another field, upon completion of up to 30 credits of corequisites.
Level of French required
No French proficiency test required for non-Francophones
English Language Requirements
IELTS band: 6.5 TOEFL paper-based test score : 577 TOEFL iBT® test: 90