Research course

Statistics

Institution
University of Kent · School of Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial Science
Qualifications
PhDMPhilMSc by research

Entry requirements

A first or 2.1 in a relevant subject.

All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, and professional qualifications and experience will also be taken into account when considering applications.

Months of entry

September

Course content

These programmes offers the opportunity to begin or consolidate your research career under the guidance of internationally renowned researchers and professionals in the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial Science (SMSAS).

Research interests are diverse and include: Bayesian statistics; bioinformatics; biometry; ecological statistics; epidemic modelling; medical statistics; nonparametric statistics and semi-parametric modelling; risk and queueing theory; shape statistics.

Statistics at Kent provides:

  • a programme that gives you the opportunity to develop practical, mathematical and computing skills in statistics, while working on challenging and important problems relevant to a broad range of potential employers
  • teaching and supervision by staff who are research-active, with established reputations and who are accessible, supportive and genuinely interested in your work
  • advanced and accessible computing and other facilities
  • a congenial work atmosphere with pleasant surroundings, where you can socialise and discuss issues with a community of other students.

Department specialisms

Biometry and ecological statistics; Bayesian Statistics; Bioinformatics, statistical genetics and medical statistics; Nonparametric statistics

Information for international students

For detailed information see our English language requirements web pages. http://www.kent.ac.uk/ems/eng-lang-reqs/index.html Please note that if you are required to meet an English language condition, we offer a number of pre-sessional courses in English for Academic Purposes through Kent International Pathways. See http://www.kent.ac.uk/international-pathways/

Fees and funding

Please visit our

funding web pages

for the most current information and application details.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
36 months
part time
60 months

MPhil

full time
24 months
part time
36 months

MSc by research

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Claire Carter
Email
smsaspgadmin@kent.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1227 824133