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 of Science


Mathematics and Statistics


Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science


St. John's

Honours Option:


Co-op Available:



4 years


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:



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230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000