Learn how to make sense of the information that surrounds us with Massey’s Bachelor of Science (Statistics).
If you enjoy working with numbers, you will love studying statistics. It is a broad area of study that involves much more than the organization and display of data.
Statistics involves the careful analysis of underlying questions and critical examination of the sources of data.
Modelling the variability in data to evaluate evidence is part of this broad science.
As a Bachelor of Science (Statistics) student you will learn the fundamental theory of statistics.
You’ll also learn the quantitative skills to conduct robust statistical analyses that are effective in the real world.
With these broadly useful skills, statisticians are able to work across all areas of science and industry – anywhere that data are found.
You’ll learn how to work with large data sets to discover patterns and draw conclusions. They are sought-after skills for many employers.
As one of New Zealand’s first universities to offer courses in data mining, Massey has both the experience and strength to ensure you graduate a step ahead of the rest.
Some of the topics taught in statistics courses include:
Note: July start will take 3.5 years to complete.
|Cost of living||1 person||$7,344|
|Accommodation||1 bed room||$7,160|
Improve your English language skills without taking an IELTS test. You could get direct entry to a Massey degree with the university's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) courses.
|English Test||English for Academic Purposes 1||English for Academic Purposes 2|
|English Entry||IELTS||5.0 overall (all bands 4.5 or above)||5.5 overall (all bands 5.0 or above)|
|iBT TOEFL||40 overall (3 in reading & listening, 13 in speaking & writing)||50 overall (5 in reading & listening, 15 in speaking & writing)|
|PTE||38 overall||46 overall|
|EAP1||10 weeks||Foundation Studies – entry requirement equivalent to IELTS 5.5 overall|
|EAP2||10 weeks||Direct entry into University - entry requirement equivalent to IELTS 6.0 to 7.0 overall|
To be admitted to an undergraduate qualification, applicants will need a minimum level of academic achievement from school, or another university or tertiary institution.
The specific level depends on which country or region of the world they are from.
If you don't have the skills or qualifications you need to be accepted into your chosen study, you can do foundation qualifications.
There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification, outside of university admission regulations. However, there is some expected background knowledge.
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