M.S. Statistical Theory Exam Syllabus

Background

This exam is a three-hour exam on statistical theory. It is assumed that all candidates will have a background corresponding to Statistics 512 and 513. The exam will typically consist of 6 questions on the following topics:

  • Basic Probability theory
  • Multivariable Models
  • Sampling results and Asymptotic Theory
  • Estimation
  • Testing and Confidence Intervals
  • Bayesian Methods

Students may only take the exam a total of two times. 

Time

This exam is given once a year, currently in mid-June.

Exam Archive

Exams

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/sites/default/files/files/1stYear_MSTheoryExam_2011.pdf

/sites/default/files/files/1stYear_MSTheoryExam_2012.pdf

/sites/default/files/files/1stYear_MSTheoryExam_2013.pdf

/sites/default/files/files/1stYear_MSTheoryExam_2014.pdf

/sites/default/files/files/1stYear_MSTheoryExam_2015.pdf

/sites/default/files/files/1stYear_MSTheoryExam_2016.pdf

/sites/default/files/files/1stYear_MSTheoryExam_2017.pdf

/sites/default/files/files/1stYear_MSTheoryExam_2018.pdf

/sites/default/files/files/1stYear_MSTheoryExam_2019.pdf

/sites/default/files/files/1stYear_MSTheoryExam_2020.pdf

Solutions

/sites/default/files/files/2014SolutionsTheoryMS%20copy.pdf

/sites/default/files/files/2017MSThyExamWSolns%20copy.pdf