Structured PhD (Statistics)

College of Science,
School of Mathematics, Statistics and Applied Mathematics

Course overview

All PhD students in the College of Science will enroll in a Structured PhD

Application areas range from agricultural sciences, educational performance, health provision evaluation, to environmental monitoring.

Short summary of the research area

This general discipline within the School has an expanding research activity with postgraduate students (PhD and MSc) and postdoctoral researchers frequently involved in collaborative projects with other researchers at NUI Galway, elsewhere in Ireland and overseas. There are three broad related current research areas: statistics: this includes methodological work in statistical modelling including random effects and mixed models, semiparametric Bayesian inference, mixture models, and smoothing.

Programmes available

Structured PhD, 4 years full-time

Entry requirements

To be eligible to enter on a programme of study and research for the degree of PhD you must have reached a high honours standard at the examination for the primary degree or presented such evidence as will satisfy the Head of School and the College of your fitness.

Areas of interest

Link to School of Mathematics below:

Researcher profiles

Contact Us

Ms. Mary Kelly 
T +353 91 492 332  

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Fees for this course

EU: €4,529 p.a. 2017/18

Non-EU: €13,750 p.a. 2017/18