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Statistics PhD (Integrated)

Lancaster University

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Lancaster University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    48 months

Course summary

Course Overview

We welcome applications from those seeking to undertake PhD research degrees.

The PhD in Statistics is a three-year programme aimed at those who have acquired substantial statistical knowledge and experiences and who are ready to embark an independent research project.

The Statistics Group is interested in the development of novel statistical models and methods motivated by applied problems, with particular emphasis on environmental, biomedical and social sciences. Methodological strengths include stochastic modelling and inference, computationally intensive methods, time series analysis, extreme value statistics, methods for the design and analysis of clinical trials, nonparametric regression, functional data analysis and statistical learning. There is a strong emphasis on the interface between theory and application, and the group has close research links with other University departments, hospitals, pharmaceutical companies and research institutes, both within the UK and overseas.

Students will work under individual supervision to contribute to research in a chosen area, while research training courses will support additional learning and personal development. Students will also have the opportunity to work as a teaching assistant on our taught programmes; a valuable source of experience and income.

Tuition fees

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£ 22,250per year

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

University information

Lancaster University

  • University League Table

    11th

  • Campus address

    Lancaster University, Bailrigg, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 4YW, England

Students from over one hundred countries study at the Lancaster campus. An open and welcoming community, equality and diversity are valued.
Lancaster University offers students a range of award-winning, high-quality, safe and comfortable accommodation.
Lancaster University has a vast array of facilities including shops, restaurants, coffee shops, and a sports centre and swimming pool.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    24th out of 72 15

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    153 63%

    26th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%

    26th

    20
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    25th

    2

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