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ST913 - MASDOC Dissertation (Statistics)

  • Module code: ST913
  • Module name: MASDOC Dissertation (Statistics)
  • Department: Statistics
  • Credit: 60

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

Within 40 pages students have to complete a dissertation on a subject approved by the MASDOC CDT and formulated by their supervisor which demonstrates detailed knowledge or approaches the frontiers of research of an area of mathematics and/or statistics within the four themes of MASDOC.

Principal learning outcomes

Write coherent mathematics texts where mathematical ideas are clearly explained and applied. Apply theoretical tools in various applied settings. Understand some main ideas and techniques in applied mathematics and statistics associated with the research areas of MASDOC. Independently review and study a subject of scientific interest. Summarise knowledge in a dissertation including literature review, description, formulation, analysis and computation where appropriate.

Timetabled teaching activities

Self study, support by the MSc supervisor, 3 hours

Other essential notes

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

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
60 CATS (Module code: ST913-60)
A (Assessed work only) Coursework 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:



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