The Masters of Science in Statistics is a consecutive graduate course of studies and covers a course load of 120 credit points (ECTS) with an average period of study of four terms. The program is a cooperation of Technical University Berlin, Free University Berlin, Humboldt University of Berlin and Charité Berlin.
The program requirements consist of establishing a solid mathematical base in probability theory, as well as mathematical statistical theory (32 ECTS). Furthermore, two of the five offered specialization tracks
- Statistical Inference
- Quantitative Methods of Financial Markets
- Applied Microeconometrics and Economic Research
have to be elected (at least 30 ECTS and at most 58 ECTS). The master thesis is worth 30 ECTS and usually written in the fourth semester. To achieve 120 ECTS, students may elect additional courses of their choice from the affiliated faculties of TU, FU, HU and Charité.