Why choose statistics?
If you get a kick out of solving challenging problems, enjoy finding out what data really means and understanding ways in which we all make informed decisions - then a Statistics or Math based career is for you.
Want to print and takeaway?
A PDF version of this guide[138KB], suitable for printing, can be downloaded.
Thinking about studying Statistics at University?
Don't know which course to choose from?
Interested in working with statistics for a living?
There is a wide range of undergraduate courses involving statistics. If you already know what course you wish to study, you can use the UCAS website to start your search now.
You may also be interested in the Headstart summer school programme [PDF, 700KB] that provides an opportunity for those interested in STEM subjects to spend up to a week at university, prior to making their UCAS applications.