Combined Bachelor of Arts in Statistics

Entrance Requirements

1. Entrance requirements are subject to the Faculty General Regulations.
2 . Students who have passed the Diploma in Statistics Examination of this University or who possess the
equivalent qualification can be admitted to Semester 5 of the Programme.

Duration of the Programme

The normal duration for the Bachelor of Arts Degree in Statistics Programme shall be 8 semesters on a full-time basis. Students, who were granted exemption under the Departmental Regulations, may be able to complete the Programme in a shorter period of time.

Programme Structure

1 At Levels 100 and 200, the Statistics part of the Programme requires 10 core courses in Statistics totalling 29 credits, normally taken during the first 4 semesters. In addition courses from the other major as well as electives and General Education Courses are required as per Faculty Regulations. Core courses are listed in Sections 1.4.1, 1.4.2 and 1.4.3 (refer to Academic Calendar).

2 At Levels 300 and 400, the Statistics part of the Programme consists of 8 core courses in Statistics totalling 24 credits normally taken in Semester 5 and upwards. In addition, students are required to take 12 credits of optional courses and 4 credits of General Education Courses. Core and optional courses are given in Sections 1.4.1, 1.4.2, and 1.4.3. 


Normally the assessment for any course is based on the continuous assessment and the final examination in the ratio of 1:2, unless otherwise specified. Award of Bachelor of Arts Degree A student who has completed the entire core, optional, elective and General Education Courses as listed above shall be eligible for the award of the Bachelor of Arts Combined Degree in Statistics.

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