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Degree

Master of Arts in Statistics (Taught)

master

Degree

Master of Arts in Statistics (Taught)

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    36,086 NZD

  • Application fee

    0 NZD

  • Years of study

    2 years

  • PGWP Duration

    3 years

  • Min required GPA

    70 out of 100

optional
Research

DeadLines

START & DEADLINE TERM DEADLINE APPLICATION
Fall-February 08-December-2021 08-December-2021
Winter-July 04-July-2021 04-July-2021
Winter-July 04-July-2022 04-July-2022

Overview

Master of Arts in Statistics (Taught)

The MA offers you a range of choices. There are research and taught degrees, one (120-point) or two-year (240-point) options depending on your entry qualification, and more than 40 subjects for study. 

Your academic background may enable you to study a subject different to that of your previous specialization.  

The research masters gives you an exciting opportunity to contribute to the  knowledge in your field by completing a substantial research project alongside some of New Zealand’s leading scholars.

In a taught masters you can deepen your knowledge in small classes, enjoy close interaction with academic staff, and complete a smaller research project.

What can you study in Statistics?

You can study Statistics as a postgraduate specialisation in either Faculty of Science or Faculty of Arts programmes.

Statistics applies to almost any field, ranging from scientific research to business management and media analysis. From designing an experiment to evaluate a new medical treatment to analysing data gathered by an ecologist, the diversity of applications is immense.

There are different options to consider when choosing your postgraduate qualification in Statistics. 

While the taught masters is a programme with a professional focus and essential to work as a professional statistician, the research masters is an advanced programme to develop your research skills with the intention to progress to doctoral study in Statistics.

Smart Cost Estimator

Count of person
Accommodation

$52,490

Total costs

yearly

$9,252

Cost of living

1 person

$7,152

Accommodation

1 bed room

$36,086

Tuition

1 person

Academic Requirements

Taught 240 points:

You need to have completed an undergraduate degree at a recognised university (or similar institution) in a similar discipline to your intended subject. 

You will require a GPE of 5.0 (70%-74.9%).

Required documents

1_ Copy of birth certificate/passport
2_ Transcript
3_ Official programme completion certificate
4_ Mark sheets
5_ Relevant course outlines
6_ English language proficiency

Language Requirements

GRE
GMAT

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

90
-
listening
21
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

PTE

58
50
listening
50
writing
50
speaking
50
reading

Cambridge

176
169
listening
169
writing
169
speaking
169
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available
English Language Academy pathway programmes

You can meet postgraduate English language requirements by successfully completing:
1_ The Foundation Certificate in English for Academic Purposes (FCertEAP), or
2_ The English Pathway for Postgraduate Studies (EPPS).

Career Opportunities

Jobs related to Statistics:

  1. Actuary
  2. Environmental statistician
  3. Forensic statistician
  4. Government statistician
  5. Health economist
  6. Market research statistician
  7. Medical statistician
  8. Operations research
  9. Pharmaceutical statistician
  10. Researcher
  11. Sports statistician
  12. Statistical consultant

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