Western Graduate & Postdoctoral  Studies

Statistics

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)



Program Websites


Program Contact

Erin Woolnough (ewoolno@uwo.ca)
Academic Coordinator

Department of Statistical and Actuarial Sciences

Western University
Western Science Centre Rm 262
London, Ontario N6A 5B7

t. 519-661-2111 ext. 86514
f. 519-661-3813

Our department's PhD program encompasses three fields: Statistical Theory, Actuarial Science and Financial Modelling.

Times to Completion

  • 12 Terms (4 years)

Curriculum Options

  • Full-time study
  • Thesis-based

Funding Details

  • Canadian and Permanent Resident students: $24000/year, including internal scholarship, teaching assistantship and research assistantship.
  • International students: $27000/year, including internal scholarship, teaching assistantship and research assistantship.

Applicants (domestic and international) are encouraged to apply for the following scholarships:

Admission Requirements

  • A MSc degree from a recognized institution with sufficient background in Statistics, Actuarial Sciences and/or Financial Modelling.
  • Direct-entry based on an Honours degree may be considered under exceptional circumstances.

Test Requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English must furnish evidence of their proficiency in the use of the English language:

Application Deadline(s)

  • February 15 - International Applicants

  • August 15 - Domestic Applicants

Applications received after the deadline will not be considered. Completed applications are reviewed on a continuous basis. Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply as early as possible.

Fields of Research

  • Actuarial Science
  • Financial Modelling
  • Statistics