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Bachelor of Science (Honours) Statistics


BSc Statistics single: First year
Code Module name Credits
MT1002 Mathematics 20 AND
Remaining credits from Level 1000 options

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year

Students lacking the prerequisite for MT1002 will take MT1001 in Semester 1.

BSc Statistics single: Second year
Code Module name Credits
^ MT2501 Linear Mathematics 15 AND
^ MT2503 Multivariate Calculus 15 AND
^ MT2504 Combinatorics and Probability 15 AND
^ MT2508 Statistical Inference 15 AND
60 credits from Levels 1000 and 2000 options AND

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year
Choose a minimum of 80 Level 2000 credits

Automatic entry to Honours requires

  • pass and have an average grade 11 or better in modules marked ^

Entry to Honours

Students who attain an average of grade 11.0 or above at the first sitting in the requisite 2000-level modules and who meet all other programme requirements will be given automatic offers of entry into Honours programmes*.*Apart from students on Integrated Masters degrees. Students permitted automatic entry to Honours will only be permitted to trail one module to a maximum of 30 sub-honours credits into Honours.

Some Schools permit qualified entry to Honours (see www.st-andrews.ac.uk/media/teaching-and-learning/policies/honsentry.pdf )

BSc / MA Honours

The general requirements are 480 credits over a period of normally four years (and not more than five years) or part-time equivalent, of which the final two years form an approved Honours programme of 240 credits, of which 90 credits are at 4000 or 5000 level and at least a further 120 credits at 3000 and/or 4000 or 5000 levels.


BSc Statistics single: Third year
Code Module name Credits
View list Between 0 and 85 credits from Module List: MT3501, MT3507 - MT3508, (MT4606 or MT5701), (MT4607 or MT5753) AND
MT3501 Linear Mathematics 2 15
MT3507 Mathematical Statistics 15
MT3508 Applied Statistics 15
MT4606 Statistical Inference 15
MT5701 Advanced Statistical Inference 20
MT4607 Generalised Linear Models and Data Analysis 15
MT5753 Statistical Modelling 20
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
View list Between 0 and 15 credits from Module List: MT4113, MT4111 - MT4112 AND
MT4113 Computing in Statistics 15
MT4111 Symbolic Computation 15
MT4112 Computing in Mathematics 15
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
View list Between 0 and 35 credits from Module List: (MT4531 or MT5831), MT4608 - MT4609 AND
MT4531 Bayesian Inference 15
MT5831 Advanced Bayesian Inference 20
MT4608 Sampling Theory 15
MT4609 Multivariate Analysis 15
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
View list Between 0 and 120 credits from Module List: MT3000 - MT5999 (excluding MT4599, MT4794 - MT4797)
MT3501 Linear Mathematics 2 15
MT3502 Real Analysis 15
MT3503 Complex Analysis 15
MT3504 Differential Equations 15
MT3505 Algebra: Rings and Fields 15
MT3506 Techniques of Applied Mathematics 15
MT3507 Mathematical Statistics 15
MT3508 Applied Statistics 15
MT3802 Numerical Analysis 15
MT3832 Mathematical Programming 15
MT3852 Automata, Languages and Complexity 15
MT4003 Groups 15
MT4004 Real and Abstract Analysis 15
MT4005 Linear and Nonlinear Waves 15
MT4111 Symbolic Computation 15
MT4112 Computing in Mathematics 15
MT4113 Computing in Statistics 15
MT4501 Topics in the History of Mathematics 15
MT4507 Classical Mechanics 15
MT4508 Dynamical Systems 15
MT4509 Fluid Dynamics 15
MT4510 Solar Theory 15
MT4511 Asymptotic Methods 15
MT4513 Fractal Geometry 15
MT4514 Graph Theory 15
MT4515 Functional Analysis 15
MT4516 Finite Mathematics 15
MT4519 Number Theory 15
MT4526 Topology 15
MT4527 Time Series Analysis 15
MT4528 Markov Chains and Processes 15
MT4530 Population Genetics 15
MT4531 Bayesian Inference 15
MT4536 Stochastic and Spatial Processes 15
MT4537 Spatial Processes 15
MT4539 Quantitative Risk Management 15
MT4551 Financial Mathematics 15
MT4552 Mathematical Biology 1 15
MT4553 Theory of Electric and Magnetic Fields 15
MT4606 Statistical Inference 15
MT4607 Generalised Linear Models and Data Analysis 15
MT4608 Sampling Theory 15
MT4609 Multivariate Analysis 15
MT4613 Statistical Research in Practice 15
MT4614 Design of Experiments 15
MT5098 Group Dissertation for MSc Programme/s 60
MT5099 Dissertation for MSc Programme/s 60
MT5611 Advanced Symbolic Computation 20
MT5612 Advanced Computing in Mathematics 20
MT5613 Advanced Topics in the History of Mathematics 20
MT5701 Advanced Statistical Inference 20
MT5751 Estimating Animal Abundance 15
MT5752 Modelling Ecological Dynamics 20
MT5753 Statistical Modelling 20
MT5754 Mini Project 1 20
MT5755 Mini Project 2 20
MT5756 Data Analysis 20
MT5757 Advanced Data Analysis 20
MT5758 Applied Multivariate Analysis 15
MT5759 Knowledge Discovery and Datamining 15
MT5802 Advanced Analytical Techniques 20
MT5806 Advanced Computational Techniques 20
MT5809 Advanced Fluid Dynamics 20
MT5810 Advanced Solar Theory 20
MT5813 Advanced Fractal Geometry 20
MT5821 Advanced Combinatorics 20
MT5823 Semigroups 20
MT5824 Topics in Groups 20
MT5825 Measure and Probability Theory 20
MT5827 Lie Algebras 20
MT5828 Hyperbolic Geometry 20
MT5829 Group Rings 20
MT5830 Topics in Geometry and Analysis 20
MT5831 Advanced Bayesian Inference 20
MT5836 Galois Theory 20
MT5837 Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems 20
MT5852 Mathematical Biology 2 20
MT5990 Independent Study Module 20
MT5991 Professional Skills for Mathematical Scientists 30
MT5999 Advanced Project in Mathematics / Statistics 40
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in academic year

BSc Statistics (Single Honours) Third and Fourth Year Programme Requirements:
Between 75 and 85 credits: MT3501, MT3507, MT3508, (MT4606 or MT5701), (MT4607 or MT5753);
15 Credits: MT4113 (recommended), MT4111, MT4112;
30 or 35 Credits in two of: (MT4531 or MT5831), MT4608, MT4609;
15 Credits: MT4599 (Fourth Year Only);
Further Credits: MT3000 - MT5999 (except MT4794-MT4797) - 5000-level modules are only available with permission from the Head of School or Director of Teaching;

MT4606 cannot be taken with MT5701
MT4607 cannot be taken with MT5753
MT4531 cannot be taken with MT5831
It is recommended to select MT4113 from the group (MT4113, MT3607, MT4111, MT4112)

BSc Statistics single: Fourth year
Code Module name Credits
MT4599 Project in Mathematics / Statistics 15 AND
View list Between 0 and 85 credits from Module List: MT3501, MT3507 - MT3508, (MT4606 or MT5701), (MT4607 or MT5753) AND
MT3501 Linear Mathematics 2 15
MT3507 Mathematical Statistics 15
MT3508 Applied Statistics 15
MT4606 Statistical Inference 15
MT5701 Advanced Statistical Inference 20
MT4607 Generalised Linear Models and Data Analysis 15
MT5753 Statistical Modelling 20
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
View list Between 0 and 15 credits from Module List: MT4113, MT4111 - MT4112 AND
MT4113 Computing in Statistics 15
MT4111 Symbolic Computation 15
MT4112 Computing in Mathematics 15
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
View list Between 0 and 35 credits from Module List: (MT4531 or MT5831), MT4608 - MT4609 AND
MT4531 Bayesian Inference 15
MT5831 Advanced Bayesian Inference 20
MT4608 Sampling Theory 15
MT4609 Multivariate Analysis 15
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
View list Between 0 and 105 credits from Module List: MT3000 - MT5999 (excluding MT4599, MT4794 - MT4797)
MT3501 Linear Mathematics 2 15
MT3502 Real Analysis 15
MT3503 Complex Analysis 15
MT3504 Differential Equations 15
MT3505 Algebra: Rings and Fields 15
MT3506 Techniques of Applied Mathematics 15
MT3507 Mathematical Statistics 15
MT3508 Applied Statistics 15
MT3802 Numerical Analysis 15
MT3832 Mathematical Programming 15
MT3852 Automata, Languages and Complexity 15
MT4003 Groups 15
MT4004 Real and Abstract Analysis 15
MT4005 Linear and Nonlinear Waves 15
MT4111 Symbolic Computation 15
MT4112 Computing in Mathematics 15
MT4113 Computing in Statistics 15
MT4501 Topics in the History of Mathematics 15
MT4507 Classical Mechanics 15
MT4508 Dynamical Systems 15
MT4509 Fluid Dynamics 15
MT4510 Solar Theory 15
MT4511 Asymptotic Methods 15
MT4513 Fractal Geometry 15
MT4514 Graph Theory 15
MT4515 Functional Analysis 15
MT4516 Finite Mathematics 15
MT4519 Number Theory 15
MT4526 Topology 15
MT4527 Time Series Analysis 15
MT4528 Markov Chains and Processes 15
MT4530 Population Genetics 15
MT4531 Bayesian Inference 15
MT4536 Stochastic and Spatial Processes 15
MT4537 Spatial Processes 15
MT4539 Quantitative Risk Management 15
MT4551 Financial Mathematics 15
MT4552 Mathematical Biology 1 15
MT4553 Theory of Electric and Magnetic Fields 15
MT4606 Statistical Inference 15
MT4607 Generalised Linear Models and Data Analysis 15
MT4608 Sampling Theory 15
MT4609 Multivariate Analysis 15
MT4613 Statistical Research in Practice 15
MT4614 Design of Experiments 15
MT5098 Group Dissertation for MSc Programme/s 60
MT5099 Dissertation for MSc Programme/s 60
MT5611 Advanced Symbolic Computation 20
MT5612 Advanced Computing in Mathematics 20
MT5613 Advanced Topics in the History of Mathematics 20
MT5701 Advanced Statistical Inference 20
MT5751 Estimating Animal Abundance 15
MT5752 Modelling Ecological Dynamics 20
MT5753 Statistical Modelling 20
MT5754 Mini Project 1 20
MT5755 Mini Project 2 20
MT5756 Data Analysis 20
MT5757 Advanced Data Analysis 20
MT5758 Applied Multivariate Analysis 15
MT5759 Knowledge Discovery and Datamining 15
MT5802 Advanced Analytical Techniques 20
MT5806 Advanced Computational Techniques 20
MT5809 Advanced Fluid Dynamics 20
MT5810 Advanced Solar Theory 20
MT5813 Advanced Fractal Geometry 20
MT5821 Advanced Combinatorics 20
MT5823 Semigroups 20
MT5824 Topics in Groups 20
MT5825 Measure and Probability Theory 20
MT5827 Lie Algebras 20
MT5828 Hyperbolic Geometry 20
MT5829 Group Rings 20
MT5830 Topics in Geometry and Analysis 20
MT5831 Advanced Bayesian Inference 20
MT5836 Galois Theory 20
MT5837 Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems 20
MT5852 Mathematical Biology 2 20
MT5990 Independent Study Module 20
MT5991 Professional Skills for Mathematical Scientists 30
MT5999 Advanced Project in Mathematics / Statistics 40
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in academic year

BSc Statistics (Single Honours) Third and Fourth Year Programme Requirements:
Between 75 and 85 credits: MT3501, MT3507, MT3508, (MT4606 or MT5701), (MT4607 or MT5753);
15 Credits: MT4113 (recommended), MT4111, MT4112;
30 or 35 Credits in two of: (MT4531 or MT5831), MT4608, MT4609;
15 Credits: MT4599 (Fourth Year Only);
Further Credits: MT3000 - MT5999 (except MT4794-MT4797) - 5000-level modules are only available with permission from the Head of School or Director of Teaching;

MT4606 cannot be taken with MT5701
MT4607 cannot be taken with MT5753
MT4531 cannot be taken with MT5831
It is recommended to select MT4113 from the group (MT4113, MT3607, MT4111, MT4112)

Royal Statistical Society (RSS) accreditation

The School has had accreditation since 2003 from the Royal Statistical Society (RSS) for its undergraduate degree programmes in statistics and also for those in mathematics that have appropriate statistical content. For more, see: www.st-andrews.ac.uk/maths/current/ug/information/accreditation

Study abroad

In the case of students who spend part of the Honours programme on a recognised Study Abroad scheme, the Programme Requirements will be amended to take into account overseas courses which are approved by the relevant St Andrews School in the Learning Agreement (see www.st-andrews.ac.uk/studyabroad/outgoingstudents/AcademicInformation ).