This information is for the 2019/20 session.

Teacher responsible

Dr Jouni Kuha COL. 8.04, Dr Wai-Fung Lam COL. 6.09 and Dr Konstantinos Kalogeropoulos COL. 6.10


This course is compulsory on the MSc in Statistics (Financial Statistics) (Research), MSc in Statistics (Research) and MSc in Statistics (Social Statistics) (Research). This course is not available as an outside option.

Course content

Independent project work on a subject chosen by the student.


Dissertation (100%) in August.

(50 page limit).

Student performance results

(2015/16 - 2017/18 combined)

Classification % of students
Distinction 29.2
Merit 35.4
Pass 31.2
Fail 4.2

Key facts

Department: Statistics

Total students 2018/19: 10

Average class size 2018/19: Unavailable

Controlled access 2018/19: No

Value: One Unit

Guidelines for interpreting course guide information

Personal development skills

  • Self-management
  • Problem solving
  • Application of information skills
  • Communication
  • Application of numeracy skills
  • Specialist skills