MATH5743M Statistical Learning
Statistical learning is at the core of the modern world. Online advertising, automated vehicles, stock market trading, transport planning: each uses statistical models to learn from past data and make decisions about the future. Statistical learning is a way to rigorously identify patterns in data and to make quantitative predictions. It is how we translate data into knowledge. In this module the fundamental concepts of statistical learning are introduced and the student will learn to use several key statistical models widely employed in science and industry.
MATH5747M Learning Skills through Case Studies
MATH5825M Independent Learning and Skills Project
These modules will develop skills which will be useful preparation for the dissertation, potential further research, and in employment. This will include presentation skills and teamwork, some of which will be developed through real-life case studies.