This programme offers a ground-breaking approach to statistics and operational research, developed in conjunction with leading industrial partners. There are typically over ten fully funded places annually.
Collaboration with our industrial partners, such as BT, IBM and AstraZeneca, ensures that we produce a generation of highly skilled researchers prepared for careers in academia or industry.
The MRes provides a robust grounding and the development of research skills, you will identify a topic and plan your PhD research. You will also develop a versatile skill set including: advanced problem solving, programming, and a broad range of presentation and dissemination skills.
You can also choose to take the PhD version of the programme, spending three years working on the PhD project guided by appropriate supervisory teams, whilst taking a range of training programmes and experiencing visits to world leading universities.
Modules Compulsory modules: - Training for Research and Industry - Probability and Stochastic Processes - Optimisation - Likelihood Inference - Bayesian Inference - Computational Intensive Methods
Optional modules: - Leadership and Project Management Training - Communication Training - Research Integrity - Continual Professional Development in Statistics and Operational Research - Computational Horizons