DPhil in Statistics Programme
Department of Statistics, University of Oxford
The Department of Statistics at the University of Oxford is delighted to offer PhD (DPhil) opportunities commencing in 2024.
In the DPhil in Statistics, you will investigate a particular project in depth and write a thesis which makes a significant contribution to the field. You will acquire a wide range of research and transferable skills, as well as in-depth knowledge, understanding and expertise in your chosen field of research. You will join a vibrant community of researchers and benefit from the strong collaborative culture at Oxford. The DPhil normally takes three to four years of full-time study to complete.
Projects offered range across the Department’s key areas of research:
- Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
- Computational Statistics and Machine Learning
- Econometrics and Population Statistics
- Protein Informatics
- Statistical Genetics and Epidemiology
- Statistical Theory and Methodology
About the Department
The Department of Statistics is a supportive, exciting and world-leading place to study. The University of Oxford has been named top of the World University Rankings for an 8th year running, excelling in areas of teaching, research, industry, influence and more. 93% of students would recommend Oxford to others interested in doing a postgraduate degree in Statistics1.
The Department holds a Silver Athena Swan Award, recognising its commitment and successes in advancing gender equality. It also has a Race Equality Action Plan which helps to identify and address some of the barriers facing Black, Asian and minority ethnic staff and students.
For more information about the Department of Statistics, please visit our DPhil in Statistics and About Us pages.