Breadcrumbs

Map NZ Map World

MPhil - Statistics as a subject

Please note:

Statistics is available as a minor and postgraduate subject. Students interested in undergraduate Statistics should consider the Data Analytics major.

The Master of Philosophy is a one-year research-based degree in which candidates undertake a programme of supervised research which critically investigates a topic of substance and significance.

Studying Statistics at the University of Waikato will help you to become a critical decision maker in industry.  You'll know how to collect and analyse data to lead organisations to informed decisions rather than just hunches or guesses.


Apply to enrol

Key information

Years: 1-2
Start Dates: Trimester A (March) and Trimester B (July)
Estimated Fees* (Domestic): $6,415 - $6,878 per year
Estimated Fees* (International): $28,675 - $37,710 per year
Entry Requirements: Postgraduate International
Area of Study:
*Tuition fees shown are indicative only and may change. There are additional fees and charges related to enrolment please see the Table of Fees and Charges for more information. You will be sent an enrolment agreement which will confirm your fees.

Career opportunities

  • Biometrics
  • Business Analyst
  • Government Statistician
  • Industrial Statistician
  • Insurance and Finance
  • Market Researcher
  • Medical Statistician
  • Operational Researcher

Degree Planner

Prescriptions for the MPhil

The Master of Philosophy is a one year research-based degree in which students undertake a programme of approved and supervised research that leads to a thesis which critically investigates an approved topic of substance and significance, demonstrates expertise in the methods of research and scholarship, displays intellectual independence and makes a substantial original contribution to the subject area concerned, and is of publishable quality.


New to Waikato? The International Excellence Scholarship is worth up to $10,000.

Looking for more scholarships?

Visit our Scholarship Finder


Contacts

School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences
Phone: 0800 924 528 or +64 7 838 4625

Email: [email protected]
Website: cms.waikato.ac.nz
Facebook: facebook.com/WaikatoCMS