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Postgraduate Opportunities

The Statistics Group welcomes applications from anyone wishing to pursue full–time or part–time study leading to a PhD in Statistics. A list of the areas of research that would be considered by the group, together with more general information about postgraduate study with the Open University and an application form are available at

From time to time we advertise full-time PhD studentships and details of these will appear here when they are available.

Informal contact, preferably by e-mail, with the department is encouraged before any application is submitted.

Full-time and part-time study enquiries:
Email: mcs-mathematics-enquiries
Tel: 01908 655552

General information on postgraduate study in statistics in universities in the United Kingdom and Ireland is available at the website of COPS (the Committee of Professors of Statistics).