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MASTER OF APPLIED STATISTICS

MASTER OF APPLIED STATISTICS

Master of Applied Statistics is a 40 credit postgraduate programme by coursework inclusive of a 6 credits mini project. The objective of this programme is to produce graduates who are knowledgeable and skillful in statistics and also offers an opportunity for advanced studies and career development in the field of statistics. It offers a curriculum that provides a balanced approach to the training and education of statistics professionals.

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. 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 three semesters and a maximum period of six semesters (three years).

 

Assessment

Evaluation is based on continuous assessment through assignment, project, oral presentation, test and examination. The dissertation is assessed in the final semester.

 

Entry Requirement

 

Local Applicants

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field with minimum CGPA 2.75; OR
  • Bachelor’s degree with CGPA 50 - 2.74and at least 3 years of working experience in the related field or pass special assessment;  OR
  • Bachelor’s degree in the related field with CGPA below 2.50 and at least 5 years of working experience in the related field.

 

International Applicants

  • Must fulfill the same requirements as the local applicant

*Please provide related document for consideration.

 

English Language Requirements for International Students

  • IELTS: Band score 6.0; or
  • TOEFL: Overall score of minimum 550

 

Programme Structure

Candidates are required to take 40 credit hours consisting of core courses (25 credit hours) and elective courses(15 credit hours).
 

Core Courses (25 credit hours)

  • Mathematical Statistics
  • Survey Sampling
  • Design and Analysis of Experiments
  • Regression Analysis
  • Applied Statistical Modelling
  • Multivariate Analysis
  • Seminar I
  • Dissertation

 

Elective Courses (select 15 credit hours)

  • Interactive Data Analysis
  • Statistical Quality Control Techniques
  • Exploratory Data Analysis
  • Categorical Data Analysis
  • Econometrics
  • Survival Analysis
  • Robust Statistics
  • Nonparametric Statistical Theory
  • Applied Stochastic Processes
  • Time Series Analysis
  • Forecasting Techniques in Finance
  • Spatial Statistical Techniques
  • Bayesian Statistics
  • Extreme Value Modeling
  • Simulation and Computational Statistics

 

Study Scheme by Semester

 

Semester I (15 CREDITS)

Course Code

Course Name

Credit Hours

MTH5402

Survey Sampling

3(3+0)

MTH5403

Design and Analysis of Experiments

3(3+0)

MTH5411

Applied Statistical Modelling

3(3+0)

 

 

Elective Course

3(3+0)

Elective Course

3(3+0)

 

Semester II (13 CREDITS)

Course Code

Course Name

Credit Hours

MTH5401

Mathematical Statistics

3(3+0)

MTH5404

Regression Analysis

3(3+0)

*MTH5989

Dissertation

6(0+6)

MTH5903

Seminar I

1(0+1)

 

Elective Course

3(3+0)

 

Semester III (12 CREDITS)

Course Code

Course Name

Credit Hours

*MTH5989

Dissertation

6(0+6)

MTH5415

Multivariate Analysis

3(3+0)

 

 

Elective Course

3(3+0)

Elective Course

3(3+0)

 *Note:  Only 3 credits are taken for calculation for the MTH5989 Dissertation course per semester.

  

Programme Fees

Local Student

Semester I

RM5,000

Semester II

RM4,250

Semester III

RM4,000

TOTAL

RM13,250

 

International Student

Semester I

RM8,300

Semester II

RM7,250

Semester III

RM6,850

TOTAL

RM22,400

 

Programme Intakes

  • September
  • February

 

For any enquiry, please contact:

Deputy Dean (Research & Post Graduate Studies)

Faculty of Science,

Universiti Putra Malaysia

 

Email :  fs_kjmat@upm.edu.my / fs_tdps@upm.edu.my

Phone : +603-97697447 / +603-97696603

 

Updated:: 26/01/2021 [nashrin]

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