The Programme


Our training programme spans four years, consisting of a foundation year resulting in the award of a Masters of Research (MRes), followed by a three year period of study leading to a PhD. Successful students will complete the programme with two qualifications; an MRes and PhD.

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MRes Year

During your first year you will undertake a Masters of Research in which collaborative and co-operative work will play an important part. The first year includes taught courses, projects and group activities providing you with

  • a grounding in Statistics and Operational Research;
  • an overview of thriving research areas; and
  • an opportunity to develop a formal research proposal for your PhD.

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PhD Years

In years 2-4 you will complete a PhD project, encountering real-life commercial challenges, developing leading-edge STOR research and making a real impact on major industrial and scientific applications. During this time you will also participate in a range of training activities to help develop other essential transferable skills.

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