# STATS 771, Winter 2020

**STATS 771 / Statistical Research Project**

3 unit(s)

Prerequisite(s): Students must be enrolled in the course or thesis options of the Statistics MSc program. This will be a required course for all MSc students in coursework option.

Students will conduct and present an independent research project under the supervision of a faculty member in statistics. The topic can be in any area of theoretical or applied statistics or probability and should be chosen in consultation with the supervising faculty member. The work may be a comprehensive literature review on a broad topic, a detailed review of one recent advance in the literature, an application of methodology to a real dataset. Students are required to write a report (5000-10000 words) and to deliver an oral presentation (20 minutes) of their work immediately after the end of the winter term. This course is a requirement for graduation for the course option of the statistics MSc program.

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