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MASTER OF APPLIED STATISTICS(BY COURSEWORK - 42 CREDITS)

The programme is designed to upgrade the analytical skills of managerial and technical personnel for their career advancement and to enhance their competence in applications of statistics. The focus is on highly sought after data analysis skills demanded by the industries. The programme provides training in the arts and science of collecting, organizing, presenting, analyzing and interpreting numerical data, and the ability to use the results for decision making and problem solving in a range of fields. The programme is practical-oriented and emphasis is given to the use of software in developing statistical skills.

Postgraduate Handbook (Economics and Administration Field) 2021/2022 
MASTER OF APPLIED STATISTICS MINI HANDBOOK 2022-2023
MASTER OF APPLIED STATISTICS MINI HANDBOOK 2023-2024

"REMINDER: Please take note that students are required to register for courses with the course code as stated in the handbook by respective cohort intake.

A Bachelor degree with a minimum of CGPA 3.0 or equivalent and sufficient knowledge of mathematics or statistics.

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

5 CORE COURSES (26 Credits)

  • Research Methodology
  • Research Project
  • Survey Techniques and Sampling Design
  • Principles of Statistics
  • Statistical Data Analysis

At least 16 credit of the following optional courses:

  • International Finance
  • Political Economy
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Further Econometrics
  • Time Series Analysis
  • Experimental Design
  • Biostatistics
  • Applications of Demographic Techniques
  • Operations Research Methods
  • Applied Financial Econometrics
  • Statistical Methods for Quality Management
  • Statistical Computing
  • Data Analytics
  • Industry Statistical Project
  • Bayesian Statistics


 

*Optional Courses offered in each semester may vary from semester to semester

Minimum: 2 Semesters

Maximum: 8 Semesters

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS (FOR INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS)

An International applicant who wishes to follow a Master of Applied Statistics programme shall obtain at least the result below in one of the English Language competency examinations as stated below:

  • A minimum score of 550 for paper-based total (PBT), a score of 213 for the computer-based total (CBT) or a score of 80 for the internet-based total (IBT) for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL);
  • A minimum of overall IELTS (Academic) score of Band 6.0 with a score of 6.0 for each components (Writing, Speaking, Reading and Listening)
  • Pearson Test of Academic English (PTE Academic) with a minimum score of 42;
  • Minimum band 4 Malaysian University English Test (MUET).

BROCHURE

Last Update: 21/02/2024