Research course

Statistics

Institution
Newcastle University · School of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

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Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in:

  • computing science
  • mathematics
  • physics
  • statistics
  • another strongly quantitative discipline.

We also accept MMaths and MPhys degrees.

Months of entry

January, April, September

Course content

Join us for your MPhil or PhD in Statistics. As a research postgraduate in the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics you'll be supported by a team of experts in your chosen field. You'll also have the opportunity to develop and enhance your skillset through appropriate research training.

To help you identify a topic and potential supervisor, we encourage you to find out more about our staff specialisms. You can also read about the statistics PhD projects undertaken by some of our recent postgraduate students. A list of example statistical projects currently offered is also available.

Our work breaks down into the following research themes:

We undertake projects funded by:

  • the Research Councils
  • major trusts
  • government departments
  • the EU.

Read more

Information for international students

English Language Requirements:

Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all sub-skills).

If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English course.

Fees and funding

See Fees and Funding tab in the Programme information.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    part time
    72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MPhil
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Secretary
Email
maths.physics.pg@ncl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 191 208 6960