Syllabus for Selected Topics in Mathematical Statistics

Fördjupningskurs i matematisk statistik


  • 5 credits
  • Course code: 1MS011
  • Education cycle: Second cycle
  • Main field(s) of study and in-depth level: Mathematics A1N
  • Grading system: Fail (U), Pass (3), Pass with credit (4), Pass with distinction (5)
  • Established: 2007-03-15
  • Established by:
  • Revised: 2018-08-30
  • Revised by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
  • Applies from: Spring 2019
  • Entry requirements:

    120 credits and Mathematical Statistics. Proficiency in English equivalent to the Swedish upper secondary course English 6.

  • Responsible department: Department of Mathematics

Learning outcomes

On completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • have acquired a profound insight into some delimited area of probability theory, statistics, or some applied area of mathematics;
  • have been introduced to some area of current mathematical statistical research and be able to independently acquire information about literature and problems in the area;
  • be able to prepare and hold a seminar presentation in some area of modern mathematical statistical research.


The contents of the course varies from one instance to another. Examples of themes: Asymptotic statistics, Brownian motion, Extreme value theory, Network and queuing theory, Risk analysis.


Lectures and seminars.


Assignments during the course. Presentation of a given subject at a seminar.

If there are special reasons for doing so, an examiner may make an exception from the method of assessment indicated and allow a student to be assessed by another method. An example of special reasons might be a certificate regarding special pedagogical support from the disability coordinator of the university.

Reading list

Reading list

Applies from: Autumn 2022

Some titles may be available electronically through the University library.

Literature is determined individually for each student after consultation with the teacher

Last modified: 2022-04-26