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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Newcastle University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-APR-21

  • Duration

    36 months

Course summary

We have a strong international reputation for making original contributions to Bayesian methodology, bioinformatics and biostatistics. We invite postgraduate research proposals in any of these three areas.

As a research postgraduate in the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics you will be supported by a team of experts in your chosen field. You will also have the opportunity to develop and enhance your skill set through appropriate research training.

To help you identify a topic and potential supervisor, we encourage you to find out more about our staff specialisms and read about the PhD projects undertaken by some of our recent postgraduate students. A list of example statistical projects currently offered is also available.

As a PhD student you will be supported by team supervision. You will also go through a research training analysis to identify any skills that you need to develop.

Attendance is flexible and agreed between you and your supervisors depending on the requirements of your research project. You are expected to undertake 40 hours of work per week, with an annual holiday entitlement of 35 days (including statutory and bank holidays)

Research areas

We have broad research interests covering applied and medical statistics, and a lively seminar programme.

Our work breaks down into the following research groups:

Bayesian statistics
Biostatistics
Statistical bioinformatics and stochastic systems biology.

Tuition fees

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£ 17,340per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Newcastle University

  • University League Table

    23rd

  • Campus address

    Newcastle University, King’s Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 7RU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    34th out of 72 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    150 63%

    30th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73 73%

    52nd

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.16 83%

    23rd

    11

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