12 months
23035 USD/year
5110 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Statistics (Thesis) from University of Canterbury is challenging and rewarding.  


At Statistics (Thesis) from University of Canterbury the academic staff are experts in their field of research and will be able to guide you through your postgraduate studies.


Many of our graduates are employed by Tatauranga Aotearoa | Stats NZ as statisticians, and in other organisations as research officers, analysts, and statistical programmers. Crown Research Institutes also employ a large number of statisticians, particularly biometricians. Other graduates are employed in the financial sector and by insurance companies, and industrial and commercial companies. Many large companies employ statisticians to deal with the increasing demand for the collection and interpretation of data.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Statistics
  • Applied Statistics
  • Regression Modelling
  • Random Processes
  • Statistical Inference
  • Statistical Computing Using R
  • Data Collection and Sampling Methods

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

First day of any month


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students must have qualified for a Bachelor of Arts with Honours degree (or other qualifications of an equivalent standard) within one of the Arts subjects offered in the MA(Thesis).
  • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    23035 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23035 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    5110 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5110 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National Students - 7,099 NZD
    • International Students - 32,000 NZD

Living costs for Christchurch

1300 - 2000 NZD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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