Research course

Statistics

Institution
Open University · Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:1 (or equivalent), ideally with a significant project component indicating aptitude for research in statistics.

Months of entry

October

Course content

The Statistics Group is housed in the School of Mathematics and Statistics, and in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (the last time statistics was assessed separately from mathematics) was lauded as one of the top 20 statistics research groups in the UK. Research interests include methodological development and applications of statistics in all areas, including medicine, ecology, energy, environment, social science, the behavioural sciences, traffic networks and archaeology.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    part time
    72 months
      full time
      36 months
      • MPhil
        part time
        24 months
          full time
          15 months

          Course contact details

          Name
          School of Mathematics and Statistics
          Email
          STEM-MS-Research@open.ac.uk
          Phone
          +44 (0)1908 655552