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PhD/MPhil in Statistics

Standard duration: Full-time: 3-4 years, Part-time: up to 7 years

Min. entry requirements: 2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a discipline with substantial mathematical content: either a joint degree or an MSc

English Language: Minimum of 6.5 in each component of the IELTS

Areas for PhD supervision include:

Statistical Theory and Methods: Probability and Financial Mathematics; Probability Theory; Random Processes; Stochastic Analysis; Bayesian Statistics; Computational Statistics; Statistical Analysis of Big and Small Datasets; Multivariate and High Dimensional Data; Biostatistics; Medical Statistics; Mathematical Finance; Environmental Modelling; Game Theory; Bayesian Decision Theory; Applications of Probability in Finance and Economics; Time Series; Spatial Statistics; Brownian Motion; Branching Processes;
Stochastic Processes; Statistical Mechanics; Bayesian Methods; Likelihood Methods; Computational Statistics; Time Series Methods and High-Dimensional Statistical Models.

Probability Theory and Applications: Exponential Functionals of Brownian Motion; Random Matrix Theory; Stochastic Geometry and Networks; Random Fractals; Financial Stochastic Calculus; Interacting Systems and Image Analysis; Stochastic Control; Perfect Simulation; and Levy Processes.

More information on postgraduate research study in the Department of Statistics

Application Fact File

Entry Requirements
PhD/MPhil in Statistics: 2:i undergraduate
degree (or equivalent) in a discipline with
substantial mathematical content: either
a joint degree or an MSc.

PhD/MPhil in Statistics (Oxford-Warwick Programme) and PhD/MPhil in Mathematics and Statistics: First Class undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a discipline with substantial mathematical content (either a joint degree or an MSc).
English Language Requirements

Band A, IELTS 6.5

Application

Applications should be made online at www.warwick.ac.uk/go/pgapply

Application Deadline

Applications are welcomed throughout the year. However, funding will be awarded at various fixed dates, currently mid-February, April and July. Applications should be made at least four weeks in advance of deadlines.

Tuition Fees
(2016/17 rates)

Home/EU:
Full-time £4,109, Part-time £2,465

Overseas (band 1):
Full-time £15,460, Part-time £9,276

Overseas (band 2):
Full-time £19,740, Part-time £11,844

Please note: These are the standard course fees. Check the fees page for a list of courses with non-standard fees.

Funding

Visit the Statistics website to find out more about funding for taught courses.

Details of other funding opportunities are available via the Graduate School.