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Master of Statistics (Leuven)

KU Leuven
Program overview
2 years
Full time/part time
Master's degree
Start dates
September 2020  (English)
September 2021  (English)
September 2022  (English)

Program description

Master of Statistics

This masters programme offers high-quality training in statistics for research or for professional life. The student can choose from various fields of specialisation, such as biometrics, social behavioural and educational statistics, business statistics, industrial statistics, mathematical statistics, official statistics, or an interdisciplinary statistics profile. 

The interdisciplinary programme has teaching grounded in internationally recognised research. You will be trained intensively by experts in both the broad theoretical and the practical aspects of statistics. The programme will teach you how to apply statistical methodology. You will gain all the necessary experience and insight to be confident within any situation to quickly and efficiently complete any given problem. 


TheMaster of Statistics programmeconsists of a common core curriculum, option-specific courses, elective courses, and a master’s thesis:

• Common core curriculum (30 ECTS): these courses are compulsory for every student.

• Option-specific courses (min. 32 ECTS): you choose courses worth a minimum of 32 ECTS in the option of your selection.

• Elective courses (30 ECTS): to tailor the programme to your needs and interests.


• You will learn from experts about biometrics, social behavioural and educational statistics, business statistics, industrial statistics, mathematical statistics, and official statistics. 

• The master  is offered by the Leuven Statistics Research Centre of KU Leuven (LStat), a privileged meeting space for statistics researchers from a range of different domains and a stimulating environment for multidisciplinary statistical research. The master is accredited by the UK Royal Statistical Society to add greater prestige to your qualification. 

Admission requirements

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About this institute

KU Leuven

KU Leuven

KU Leuven is Europe’s most innovative university. Located in Belgium, it is dedicated to research, education, and service to society. KU Leuven is a founding member of the League of European Research Universities (LERU) and has a strong European and...

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KU Leuven

Oude Markt 13
3000 Leuven


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