An MPhil is an advanced postgraduate research degree that requires original research and the submission of a substantial dissertation of 60,000 to 100,000 words. At Birkbeck, you are initially registered...Read more
The School of Mathematics & Statistics combines world-leading research expertise in pure and applied mathematics and statistics in areas such as mathematical biology, fluid dynamics, geometry and topology...Read more
You can study for an MPhil or MRes over one year, or a PhD over the course of three years.
MPhil & PhD
There are postgraduate research opportunities in all our research groups:
Our MPhil Biostatistics is a research degree within the Department of Mathematical Sciences. Our biostatistics team carries out research in statistical analysis, such as survival analysis, longitudinal...Read more
The Department of Biostatistics is one of the largest departments of Biostatistics in the UK, undertaking high-impact research in statistical genetics, pharmacogenetics, joint modelling of longitudinal...Read more
Our MPhil Biostatistics programme enables you to undertake a research project that will improve understanding of Biostatistics. Underpinning all our work in collaborative clinical and healthcare research...Read more
We have a strong international reputation for making original contributions to Bayesian methodology, bioinformatics and biostatistics. We invite postgraduate research proposals in any of these three areas. ...Read more
In collaboration with the Mathematics Institute, the Department of Statistics has created the Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Mathematics and Statistics. Unlike many CDTs this is...Read more
Operational Research is a research area within which you can focus your studies as part of our suite of Mathematics research programmes.
The School is part of the EPSRC Science and Innovation funded...Read more
Biostatistics and Health Informatics Research MPhil
Recent publications: Several Biostatistics and Health Informatics staff have led or contributed to major publications in quantitative methodology as applied to mental health research, in particular...Read more
This research includes the design of clinical trials in all specialties, modelling disease with an interest in the effect of genetic factors, with a particular interest in musculoskeletal conditions. ...Read more
Our MPhil Statistics is an advanced research degree within our Department of Mathematical Sciences and we have staff members available to act as supervisors across a number of areas within statistics. ...Read more
Probability and Statistics is a research area within which you can focus your studies as part of our suite of Mathematics research programmes.
The following specialisations are available within this...Read more
Our department has a large number of active and internationally renowned researchers and postdoctoral research fellows. The Statistics research groups organise regular seminars, where top-ranking...Read more
Our MPhil Operational Research gives you the opportunity to explore areas where optimisation and mathematical modelling are important. These include logistics, revenue management, networks and stochastic...Read more