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 and course duration

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