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Statistics, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #25 (QS) ,
The programme in Statistics at The University of Hong Kong 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. 

About

Candidates should have knowledge of matrices and calculus, introductory statistics and linear modelling.

The programme in Statistics at The University of Hong Kong 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.

Programme Structure

Mode of Attendance

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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree with Honours or an equivalent qualification; and
  • Applicants should have knowledge of matrices and calculus, introductory statistics and linear modelling.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21800 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    5367 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5367 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Local Students

  • 42,100 HK$
Non-local Students
  • 171,000 HK$

Living costs for Hong Kong

  • 13720 - 23420 HKD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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