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Basic programme goals and general competences

The main goal of the Interdisciplinary Doctoral Programme in Statistics is to further educate experts who have some fundamental knowledge in statistical theory, some experience in the field of statistics or some general statistical knowledge, specific to an individual science discipline. Doctoral candidates should gain the capability of scientific thinking and solving new problems in various scientific fields.

After completion of their studies the doctoral graduates will be qualified for creative and independent research work and for solving statistical problems of future employers. In the specific scientific field they will be able to form definitions of research problems and find optimal solutions. They will be capable to link together the existing methods, develop new methods with critical approach and clearly defined criteria based on statistical theory. They will be able to critically assess research results and capable to transferring new knowledge into practice. Due to distinct international orientation of the programme, they will acquire the ability to communicate in an international scientific environment.