Abbreviation FT / PT
MStat FT / PT

The programme is designed to provide a rigorous training in the principles and the practice of statistics. It emphasizes in applications and aims to prepare candidates for further study, research, consulting work and administration in various fields through computer-aided and hands-on experience. Candidates should have knowledge of matrices and calculus. Candidates for the full-time programme should also have knowledge of introductory statistics and linear modelling.

The programme offers great flexibilities for students who wish to take a general approach, or a specialized theme in Risk Management or Data Analytics. For a specialized theme, there are core courses and elective courses for students to choose from.

Students joining the programme are expected to come from a wide range of disciplines. The programme is recommended for those at work to be part-time students and will benefit from interaction with classmates of similar or different backgrounds as well as for fresh graduates to be full-time students to get a postgraduate degree before working.

Mode of Attendance

Full Time (one year, including daytime, evenings and Saturdays)
Part Time (two years, including evenings and Saturdays)

Medium of Instruction
English
Programme Entrance Requirements
  1. A Bachelor's degree with Honours or an equivalent qualification; and
  2. Applicants should have knowledge of matrices and calculus. Applicants for the full-time programme should also have knowledge of introductory statistics and linear modelling.
Programme Admissions Advisor
Dr YK Chung
Tel: 3917 4152
Fax: 2858 9041
Email: mstat@saas.hku.hk

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