Statistics and Operational Research (STOR-i) MRes
The STOR-i Doctoral Training Centre offers a unique four year doctoral training programme with a ground breaking approach to Statistics and Operational Research developed and delivered with leading industrial partners.
Approximately ten EPSRC studentships are awarded each year for STOR-i programmes, covering fees and an enhanced stipend. These are awarded subject to eligibility conditions.
Continual collaboration and networking with our wide range of industrial partners ensures that this programme will produce a new generation of highly employable researchers equipped with the skills required for effective careers in academia or industry. Some of the UK’s leading companies committed to providing this support include Shell, Unilever and BT.
The programme begins with an MRes, which provides a robust grounding in the field and the development of key research skills. You will then identify a research topic and plan your PhD research. You will also develop a versatile skill set including: advanced problem solving, programming, and teamwork, plus a broad range of presentation and dissemination skills.
The remaining three years will be spent working on the PhD project guided by appropriate supervisory teams, with the option of taking taught programmes in transferable skills to increase employability.
Optional modules:choose one
- Applied Social Statistics : PhD
- Data Science : MSc
- Mathematics : PhD
- Quantitative Methods for Science, Social Science and Medicine : MSc
- Quantitative Methods for Science, Social Science and Medicine : PGCert
- Quantitative Methods for Science, Social Science and Medicine : PGDip
- Statistics : PGDip/MSc
- Statistics : PhD
- Statistics and Operational Research (STOR-i) : PhD
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For Entry: 2014
Director of studies: Professor Jonathan Tawn.
Duration: 4 years full-time.
Entry requirements: First class honours degree, or its equivalent, in an undergraduate course with a substantial mathematical content.
Assessment:Coursework and exam.
Funding: All applicants should consult www.lancs.ac.uk/pgfunding/
Duration: Full time 12 Month(s)
Department: Mathematics and Statistics
Phone: +44 (0)1524 593964
For information on the course structure as followed by our current students, please see Lancaster University's Online Courses Handbook