Research course

Statistics

Institution
University of St Andrews · School of Mathematics and Statistics
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

A good honours degree (normally a UK 2.1 degree or equivalent) is normally required for entry.

Months of entry

September

Course content

We offer PhD places in areas in which we have active research groups. Currently these are (in alphabetical order):

Algebra and Combinatorics

Analysis

Mathematical Biology (from May 2015; contact Prof Mark Chaplain for information)

Solar and Magnetospheric Theory

Statistical Ecology

Statistical Inference

Vortex Dynamics

(PhD places in History of Mathematics may also be available).

The Statistics Division includes a wildlife population assessment research group; Centre for Research into Ecological and Environmental Modelling; Statistical Inference

Department specialisms

Computer-Intensive Inference; Wildlife Population Assessment; Multivariate Data Analysis; Differential-Geometric Methods; Spatial Sampling; Mark-Recapture

Information for international students

Students whose first language is not English are required to sit an appropriate test and achieve IELTS grade 7.0 or equivalent.

Fees and funding

UK students
Fees confirmed early 2017
International students
£15670

http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/study/pg/fees-and-funding/

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
72 months
full time
36 months

MPhil

part time
48 months
full time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Secretary
Email
maths-dor@st-andrews.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1334 463744