Queen's University Belfast

Queen's University Belfast

Statistical Science and Operational Research

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.

Entry requirements

For PhD degrees candidates should have a 2.1 degree as a minimum and it is recommended a taught Master's 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).

Assessment methods

Thesis.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,145 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 - 4 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,145 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 - 3 years

Campus details

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

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