This information is for the 2021/22 session.
Dr Yunxiao Chen, Prof Jouni Kuha and Prof Wai-Fung Lam
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.
Independent project work on a subject chosen by the student.
Dissertation (100%) in August.
(50 page limit).
Course selection videos
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Student performance results
(2017/18 - 2019/20 combined)
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Important information in response to COVID-19
Please note that during 2021/22 academic year some variation to teaching and learning activities may be required to respond to changes in public health advice and/or to account for the differing needs of students in attendance on campus and those who might be studying online. For example, this may involve changes to the mode of teaching delivery and/or the format or weighting of assessments. Changes will only be made if required and students will be notified about any changes to teaching or assessment plans at the earliest opportunity.
Total students 2020/21: 9
Average class size 2020/21: Unavailable
Controlled access 2020/21: No
Value: One Unit
Personal development skills
- Problem solving
- Application of information skills
- Application of numeracy skills
- Specialist skills