Queen's University Belfast

Queen's University Belfast

Statistical Science and Operational Research

Entry requirements

For PhD degrees candidates should have a 2.1 degree as a minimum and it is recommended a taught Masters degree; there may be a specific requirement (e.g. language skills; driving license; willingness to travel) associated with particular projects these are clearly identified where necessary. Students whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS score of 6.0 overall, with at least 5.5 in individual components (or equivalent qualifications).

Course modules

Current research interests include: Bayesian networks and probabilistic graphical models; continuous and discrete optimisations; cost modelling and effectiveness analysis; decision trees, clustering, random forests and other aspects of data mining; longitudinal data analysis; non-parametric estimation; simulation, real-time modelling; survival analysis, Markov modelling and stochastic processes.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time £ 3,466 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MPhil Full-time £ 13,145 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
PhD Full-time £ 3,466 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PhD Full-time £ 13,145 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years
MPhil Part-time - 3 years
PhD Part-time - 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Queen's University Belfast Belfast BT7 1NN Northern Ireland

Key information

PG Centre
Telephone number: 
02890 972585