Research course

Probability and Statistics

Cardiff University · Cardiff School of Mathematics

Entry requirements

Suitable for graduates in Mathematics (or suitable related fields). A 1st or upper 2nd class UK Honours degree, or equivalent is required. Students for whom English is not their first language must demonstrate their competence in line with the University's English Language Requirements.

Months of entry

January, October, July, April

Course content

Programme Aims

To offer knowledge and expertise for a career in the academic world, or to pursue a variety of other opportunities in which a strong mathematical background is important. Past students are on the staff of universities in the UK and abroad, and senior statisticians and managers in industry and business.

Special Features

  • Colloquia are held regularly and each research group has a weekly research seminar.
  • The School hosts and participates in frequent workshops organised by WIMSC research clusters, with which the research groups are associated.
  • The many collaborative projects with groups in other institutions in the UK and abroad, bring a steady stream of distinguished visitors to the School.

Full details of this programme can be found on our website.

Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Dr Jonathan Gillard
+44 (0)29 2087 0619