“I keep saying that the sexy job in the next 10 years will be statisticians,” said Hal Varian, chief economist at Google. “And I’m not kidding.” [Source: "For Today’s Graduate, Just One Word: Statistics", NY Times, August 5, 2009]
"Data Scientist: The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century" [Harvard Business Review, October 2012]
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The program is aimed at a wide variety of students who are interested in statistics. A Bachelor's or Master's degree, a solid background in Mathematics and Computer Science (see FAQ for prospective students) and very good grades are expected.
The diploma requires in total 90 credit points: 60 credits from core courses and elective courses from both statistics/mathematics and a field of application and 30 credits from the Master thesis. More details can be found in the FAQ for current students.
Tracks: We suggest that you focus your studies in a specific direction. As examples, we give three detailed suggestions for possible study tracks: Basic, Data Science, Biostatistics. These tracks should help you to focus; they will not be mentioned on your diploma certificate.
Our program gives an excellent start for future careers in:
universities, research institutes, pharmaceutical industry, insurance industry, financial industry, marketing, statistical consulting, data science, ...
Job opportunities for statisticians are generally excellent.
For details on the application process, please visit the official site for Master applications.
Our study guide ("Wegleitung") is in the form of Frequently Asked Questions:
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