|Master of Applied Statistics|
Master of Applied Statistics
Master of Applied Statistics is a 36 credit postgraduate programme by coursework. This programme prepares students with advanced knowledge and professional expertise through coursework and application. It exposes them to the latest developments in the field of Applied Statistics. The objective of this programme is to produce graduates who are knowledgeable and skillful in statistics and also to offer an opportunity for advanced studies and career development in the field of statistics. This programme offers a curriculum that provides a balanced approach to the training and education of statistics professionals. The courses offered not only cover statistical applications in a wide variety of fields, but also include statistical theory that will equip students with advanced knowledge in statistics. Graduates from this field can have career opportunities in planning, management, research, academia and related industries. A student pursuing a Master of Applied Statistics may complete the programme in a minimum period of one and half year and a maximum period of three years.
Applicants should hold a Bachelors degree recognized by UPM in the field of Mathematics or Statistics with a minimum CGPA of 2.50. Holders of other degrees such as engineering and accounting with CGPA of at least 3.00 can be considered. Candidates with CGPA less than the minimum requirement, but having at least 3 years working experience in the related field may also apply.
The duration for Master of Applied Statistics is 3 to 6 semesters. However an average student will be able to complate in 4 semesters.
The total credit requirement for graduation is 36. The credits are distributed among compulsory and elective courses as follows:
Compulsory Courses (18 credits)
Elective Courses (18 credits)
Students are required to choose at lease six courses from the lists below as elective courses.
A student may take additional courses offered within or outside the faculty as electives to support their field of studies. These courses must be approved by the Faculty Graduate Studies Committee and the student Supervisory Committee.
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