Research course

Applied Social Statistics

Institution
Lancaster University · Mathematics and Statistics
Qualifications
PhD

Entry requirements

2:1 Hons degree (UK or equivalent) in Statistics, Social Science or a relevant related discipline, or relevant professional qualification or experience.

Additional Requirements
The first step if you are interested in studying for postgraduate research in Mathematics or Statistics is to contact the relevant PhD admissions tutor.

Months of entry

January, April, July, October

Course content

This scheme, with funding from the North West Doctoral Training Centre, draws upon the acknowledged strengths of social science and social statistics; with the balance between the statistics and substantive components of the research tailored to your interests and background.

We encourage joint supervision by the Department and a social science or related department across the three North West universities (Lancaster, Liverpool and Manchester), thus increasing the scope and potential focus of your research.

The programme is suitable for a range of purposes, notably: social science graduates interested in quantitative empirical work and statistics graduates wishing to develop applicable expertise in social statistics.

Depending upon prior statistical learning, there is an option of studying for an MSc before progressing to the PhD.

Information for international students

We normally require an IELTS (Academic) Test with an overall score of at least 6.5, and a minimum of 6.0 in each element of the test.

Fees and funding

Learn more at the fees and funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    full time
    36-48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Phone
+44 (0)1524 593795