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Master of Applied Statistics

  • Masters (Coursework)

The Master of Applied Statistics is a high-quality programme combining taught and research courses at postgraduate level. It is a 180 credit qualification able to be completed in 18 months full time.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
1.5 years full-time
Study Mode
In person, Online

About this course

The Master of Applied Statistics is a high-quality programme combining taught and research courses at postgraduate level. It is a 180 credit qualification able to be completed in 18 months full time.

Entry requirements

To enter the Master of Applied Statistics, you will have been awarded or qualified for a bachelor's degree, with a major in statistics, or equivalent, with a minimum B grade average over the qualifying highest level (majoring 300-level) courses.

Study locations

Manawatu

Online

Career pathways

It's a great time to be a statistician! 'Big Data' has opened up a huge range of career opportunities for those who are talented in working with figures. Statistics skills can be applied in almost any industry.
Some key industries include:

  • business: economics, engineering, marketing, computer science, data mining, business analytics
  • physical sciences: astronomy, chemistry, physics
  • health and medicine: genetics, clinical trials, epidemiology, pharmacology
  • government: census, law, national defence
  • environment: agriculture, ecology, forestry, animal populations

The extra quantitative skills that you get from the statistics qualification can set you apart from other graduates when applying for jobs.

Credit for prior study or work

For information on prior learning, exemptions and transfer of credit or other questions:

  • review the Recognition of Prior Learning regulations
  • contact us through the Enquire button on this page.