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Degree

Bachelor of Science (Statistics)

About the program

  • 28,150 NZD

    Tuition
  • 3 years

    Years of study
  • 3 years

    PGWP Duration
  • 60 out of 100

    Minimum required GPA

DeadLines

START & DEADLINE TERM DEADLINE APPLICATION
Fall-February 31-October-2021 31-October-2021
Winter-July 01-May-2022 01-May-2022
Fall-February 31-October-2022 31-October-2022
Winter-July 01-May-2023 01-May-2023

Bachelor of Science (Statistics)

Turning numbers into knowledge

Learn how to make sense of the information that surrounds us with Massey’s Bachelor of Science (Statistics).

Theory and practical relevance

If you enjoy working with numbers, you will love studying statistics. It is a broad area of study that involves much more than the organisation 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.

Sought-after skills

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.

Topics

Some of the topics taught in statistics courses include:

• probability models                                 • data analysis                                       • statistical models                                     • statistical inference

• biostatistics                                            • experiments and surveys                    • multivariate models                                 • statistical methods of quality improvement

• data mining                                           • simulation                                           • forecasting and time series

Note: July start will take 3.5 years to complete.

Smart Cost Estimator

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Accommodation

$38,674

Total costs

yearly

$7,260

Cost of living

1 person

$3,264

Accommodation

1 bed room

$28,150

Tuition

1 person

Academic Requirements

Students must have successful completion of a qualification equivalent to the New Zealand Year 13 - NCEA Level 3 University Entrance. International students need to check the equivalency of their secondary school qualification by reviewing the Academic Admission Requirements by Country.

China:

  • Senior High School graduation plus successful completion of one year bachelors level study from a recognised institution; or
  • Successful completion of a two year Diploma, or a minimum of two years out of a three year Diploma from a recognised institution; or
  • Completed Gaokao with a tier one score from the related province

India: All India Senior School Certificate (AISSC) or Indian School Certificate (ISC) Year 12 with an overall average of 75% and a minimum of 60% in English.

Expected high school preparation

  • At least 16 credits in NCEA Level 2 Mathematics

 

If you do not have the entry requirements

Full Foundation - Certificate in Foundation Studies: Successful completion of this qualification will give you admission to university and prepare you for undergraduate study.

Summer School: If you need to do a course before you start your programme, there may be options for you in Summer School.

Required documents

  • Birth certificate or current passport
  • High School graduation certificate
  • Academic transcripts
  • English Language proficiency
  • Course outlines, if applying for credit assessment
  • Evidence of any scholarships
  • A statement of any disability or health condition (If applicable)
  • Official translations of documents in a language other than English

Language Requirements

GRE
GMAT

IELTS

6
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

80
-
listening
19
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

PTE

50
42
listening
42
writing
42
speaking
42
reading

Cambridge

170
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

Alternative methods for English requirements during COVID-19

During the COVID-19 impact the university is accepting online testing sites as alternative methods for students to obtain the necessary English requirements:

  • TOEFL iBT Special Home Edition
  • IELTS Indicator

If you do not have the entry requirements

EAP provides you with flexibility of two entry and exit points depending on your individual goals and pathways: 

Entry pointEntry requirementExit pointExit
Week 1Minimum equivalent to IELTS 5.0 overallWeek 10Foundation Studies – entry requirement equivalent to IELTS 5.5 overall
Week 11Minimum equivalent to IELTS 5.5 overallWeek 20Direct entry into University - entry requirement equivalent to IELTS 6.0 to 7.0 overall
Programme LevelIELTSTOEFL iBT PTE AcademicCambridge English
English for Academic Purposes 1 (EAP 1)5.0 overall61 overall 36 overall 155
English for Academic Purposes 2 (EAP 2)5.5 overall70 overall42 overall 165

Career Opportunities

  • Biostatisticians
  • Business systems analyst
  • Data analyst
  • Health informatics analyst
  • Market researcher
  • Modeller
  • Quality assurance specialist
  • Risk analyst/consultant
  • Statistician
  • Survey sampling analyst
  • Test analyst

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