University of Sheffield, MAS371 Applied Probability

Welcome to the web pages for MAS371 Applied Probability. This is a Spring Semester module; information will appear here nearer the time.

Timetable information

Assessment and feedback

Assessment is by an exam at the end of the module. Please note that up to 2018 the exam has been restricted open book but this year it will be a standard closed book exam.

Lecture notes


Solutions to exercises

Solutions will appear here after homework deadlines.

R code

Past exam solutions

These will appear on MOLE before the exam. The exam papers themselves can be found on the SoMaS past papers page.

Contact details

To contact the lecturer, email My office is I9, on the fifth floor of the Hicks Building. I will have office hours every Tuesday from 14:30 to 15:30, but you can also try at other times if I am in.

A discussion board for this module is available on MOLE.


The materials for this course are largely based on those used by Prof Paul Blackwell in previous years.

My home page
School of Mathematics and Statistics current students page

Last updated 30 August 2019.