Master of Research (MRes) studentships in Statistics

School of Mathematics, University of Bristol
Job Description: 

The statistics group at the University of Bristol invites strong candidates to apply for the MRes in Statistics. We have funding to support several exceptional candidates.

The Statistics Group, within the School of Mathematics, University of Bristol, is one of the largest groups in UK and a research centre of international excellence. The MRes in Statistics is a full one-year taught postgraduate programme, consisting of two semesters of coursework followed by a substantial project dissertation. It is designed to provide high quality postgraduate training in the methods and practice of research, serving as an enhanced route to a PhD or as a qualification for entry to a research career in industry.

The Statistics Group offers full MRes studentships (including fees and tax-free stipend of approximately £13,590 per year) for UK students and EU students who have been residents in the UK for 3 years prior to application, and fees-only funding for other EU students. Worldwide applicants are also encouraged to apply, but must be able to self-fund their study. Strong candidates can compete for PhD funding in later years.

The entry requirement is the equivalent of a First Class or Upper Second Class Honours at undergraduate level, in Maths or a related subject. Please consult the Statistics Group's handbook, for more details, and contact the Statistics PG Admission Tutor, Dr. Li Chen ( with any further questions, including qualifications and eligibility for funding. Applications should be made online at . Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible; funding will be allocated throughout the year and late applications may be disadvantaged.

Job Categories: 
Graduate student fellowships
Deadline for Application: 
Mar 1 2012