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  • FT / Full-time
  • PT / Part-time (over two years)
  • FX / Flexible mode of study available (up to five years)
  • DL / Distance-learning mode available

Statistical Science

The demand for numerate graduates exceeds the supply in most areas, as a glance at the professional job advertisement pages will reveal. Many new and existing opportunities - in industry, medicine, government, commerce or research - await science graduates who have rounded off their first degree with additional training in quantitative skills, such as those provided by the postgraduate courses available within the Department of Statistical Science.

Taught and research programmes

Degree programme Qualifications Modes
Statistical Science MPhil/PhD FT3, PT5
Statistics MSc FT, PT
Statistics (Medical Statistics) MSc FT, PT

Student/staff ratios

  • 29 staff
  • 27 taught students
  • 32 research students


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Staff View

"UCL has an amazing portfolio of research. As a statistician I get to play with data from many different fields, which is exciting. Collaborating with other scientists at UCL enables me to contribute to a wide array of scientific disciplines."

Professor Sofia Olhede

Professor of Statistics

Student View

"The department offers a huge variety of seminars where I learn much more than just about my specific research topic. We are always motivated to participate at workshops and conferences. In under one year I have already been to three conferences, including one in Germany."

Beate Franke

Degree: PhD