Mathematical Statistics (L1079)

15 credits, Level 6

Autumn teaching

This is a theory module that examines sampling distributions, inference, joint distributions, maximum likelihood estimation, and the classical testing principles relating to the likelihood ratio tests, wald and LM (or score) tests.


67%: Lecture
33%: Seminar


100%: Examination (Unseen examination)

Contact hours and workload

This module is 150 hours of work. This breaks down into 33 hours of contact time and 117 hours of independent study.

This module is running in the academic year 2019/20. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. It may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.