Year 1: In your first year you will take two courses covering topics in probability and introductory statistical methods, and design of experiments, analysis of variance and statistical methods for paired data.
You will also study two other subjects in year 1 according to your interests: see Degrees in Arts, Science and Social Sciences.
Year 2: You will take four courses covering topics in statistical methods and probability, introducing the ideas of likelihood and regression modelling.
You will also study one or two other subjects in year 2 according to your interests: see Degrees in Arts, Science and Social Sciences.
Years 3, 4 and 5: If you proceed to Honours (years three and four) you will gain an imaginative mix of theoretical and practical training, which involves project planning, report writing and the development of presentational skills. General topics covered across courses include probability, modelling, design, inference, computational inference, sampling and databases and a range of applications including biostatistics, environmental statistics and financial statistics.
2024 entry requirements
Standard entry: 5 Highers at AAAAA (by end S6 with min BBBB after S5) including Maths and a science subject.
Widening access entry: 4 Highers at AABB/BBBB (by end of S6) including Maths and a science subject. Completion of pre-entry programme is necessary.
College of Science and Engineering
School of Mathematics and Statistics