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: week 24, 2019
  • Entry requirements: 120 credits and Mathematical Statistics.
    English language proficiency that corresponds to English studies at upper secondary (high school) level in Sweden ("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

The reading list is missing. For further information, please contact the responsible department.