Statistics

Statistics involves the modelling of data from virtually every field including biology, economics and finance, engineering, environmental science and medicine, and deals with inferences using mathematical tools and probability theory.

 

Math & Stats at Memorial

We employ undergraduate students in the Math Help Centre and to mark course assignments. Some of our students qualify for summer research employment funded by the National Science and Engineering Research Council.

We offer major and honours programs leading to either a B.A. or B.Sc. in statistics. Joint programs are offered in

  • biology/statistics (B.Sc. honours)
  • computer science/statistics (B.Sc. major and honours)
  • economics/statistics (B.Sc. major)
  • economics/statistics (B.Sc. major with co-operative program in economics)
  • pure mathematics/statistics (honours)

A minor in statistics is also available.

 

Sample Courses

 

Career Opportunities

  • Demographer
  • Forensic statistician
  • Teacher

Note: some of these careers may call for supplementary education or preparation in the form of graduate studies, experiential learning or professional courses and exams.

 

Program Information
Faculty/School:

Faculty of Science

Department:

Mathematics and Statistics

Degree:

Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science

Campus:

St. John's

Honours Option:

Yes

Co-op Available:

No

Duration:

4 years

Intake:

Fall, winter and spring semesters

Application Deadline:

Applications are considered on a rolling basis. Students are encouraged to apply by:

  • March 1 for fall admission
  • Oct. 1 for winter admission
  • Feb. 1 for spring admission

Supplementary Application:

No


Tuition InformationWebsite

Contact

Become an Undergraduate Student

230 Elizabeth Ave

St. John's, NL A1B 3X9 CANADA

Tel: (709) 864-2530

Fax: (709) 864-2552

becomestudent@mun.ca