Course details

Master of Applied Statistics
Domestic tuition $8,848 per year
International tuition $17,371 per year
Course length 1.5 years
Completion rate N/A
NZQF Level 9
Employment rate 65%
In further study 25%
Median earnings $60,572
Job prospects
Good job prospects:
Employed - 65%
Further study - 25%
Median earnings: $60,572 (3 years after graduating)
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About the course

Graduates will use advanced analytical techniques to identify problems, generate and compare alternatives and develop solutions. They will be able to evaluate the mathematical, economic, ethical and social implications of adopting a particular statistical model. They will construct and adapt statistical models for use in professional practice and will apply their communication skills to present reports in a variety of contexts. They will to work effectively as part of a team. Some graduates may be able to continue to doctoral study in statistics. Graduates will be able to work both in NZ and internationally in the fields of official statistics, financial statistics, statistical consultancy and research.

Entry requirements

A bachelor s degree from a tertiary institution in a relevant subject.

About the provider

Victoria University of Wellington is New Zealand’s capital city university, located at the centre of culture, creativity, government, technology and lawmaking. Ranked number 1 for research quality, we are one of New Zealand's oldest and most prestigious tertiary institutions with a proud tradition of academic excellence. We carry out world-class research and teaching that has global impact. At Victoria University, you’ll be pushed to think independently and inspired to succeed. Be part of our diverse and friendly community in the thriving capital.

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