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Applied Statistics, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #276 (QS) ,
Qatar University has finished establishing a new program under the name of Master of Science in Applied Statistics to provide highly specialized graduates with a rigorous training in statistics with an emphasis on Applied Statistics.


This Applied Statistics program will be the first graduate program in statistics in Qatar and it will provide a solution for the missing pillars for the national research program in Qatar.

Learning outcomes

This master program is created within the department of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics at the college of Art and Sciences in Qatar University. The new program will be taught by highly qualified professors with high experiences in applied statistics.

Programme Structure

The Curriculum Structure for the new program is as follows. The new program is (30 CH) in two tracks: Thesis or project:

  • Thesis (30 CHs): 12 Required CHs(4 courses), 12 Elective CHs(4 courses) and 6 CHs for Thesis.
  • Project (30 CHs): 12 Required CHs(4 courses), 15 Elective CHs(5 courses) and 3 CHs for Project.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.8

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.8 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Completed a Bachelor level or an equivalent degree or a higher level degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Students with a minimum GPA of 2.5 out of 4.0 may be admitted to the Professional track of the program. 
  • A satisfactory performance in the personal interview with the Admissions Committee.
  • In addition to the above three criteria, admission in the Thesis option of the program is subject to approval by the Program Coordinator and the Associate VP for Graduate Studies.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    495 EUR/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 495 EUR per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    495 EUR/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 495 EUR per credit and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • National and International Students:  QR 2000 

Living costs for Doha

  • 4700 - 8800 QAR/month
    Living Costs

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


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