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ST912 - Statistical Frontiers

  • Module code: ST912
  • Module name: Statistical Frontiers
  • Department: Statistics
  • Credit: 15

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

This course will consist of 9 3 hour workshops. Each one will choose a particular Statistical Inference, give some background and give an overview of the state of the art in the area. Each workshop will have a unique lecturer who will be an expert in the research area.

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of the module the student should be able to a) apply Bayesian Statistics to simple data sets, b) understand how to apply statistical tools in various applied problems, c) compare the potency of different statistical approaches.

Timetabled teaching activities

This course will consist of 9, 3 hour workshops.

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Other essential notes

Please note that this module is not available to taught MSC Taught Statistics students.

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
15 CATS (Module code: ST912-15)
A (Assessed work only) Oral examination 50%
  Essay (20 pages) 50%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:



Optional Core


  • Postgraduate Taught Mathematics (G1P0) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Mathematics (Diploma plus MSc) (G1PC) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Interdisciplinary Mathematics (Diploma plus MSc) (G1PD) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Statistics (G4P1) - Year 2