Combined Major Bachelor of Science in Statistics

The Combined Major Bachelor of Science Degree Programmes are for students who take Statistics as a major with any other subject major from the Faculty of Science.

Special Regulations for the Combined Major Bachelor of Science in Statistics Degree.

The Programme will be offered under the General Regulations of the University, the Faculty of Science Special Regulations, which allows Statistics as one of the subjects available to the students at Level 100, and the Department of Statistics Special Regulations. Subject to General Regulation 20.00 and the relevant Faculty of Science Special Regulations, the following Department of Statistics Special Regulations shall apply:

Entrance Requirements

1 The Faculty of Science students can take Statistics as a Major subject combined with any other Science subject. In order to take Statistics as a Major the student should have passed the 2 relevant Level 100 courses in Statistics. The decision as to what major to take is to be made as early as possible, preferably not later than Semester 5.

2 Students who intend to join the Bachelor of Science Combined Major Programme in Statistics are normally expected to complete the courses listed under the Department of Statistics Special Regulation 1.3.2 before Semester 5.

Duration of the Programme

The normal duration for the Bachelor of Science Combined Major Degree in Statistics Programme shall be 8 semesters on a full-time basis.

Programme Structure

1 At Levels 100 and 200, the Statistics component of the Combined Major requires 8 core courses in Statistics and Mathematics totaling 28 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 General Academic Regulations.

2 At Levels 300 and 400, the Statistics part of the Programme consists of 8 core courses in Statistics totaling 24 credits, normally for Semester 5 and upwards. In addition, there are 3 optional courses in Statistics totaling 9 credits to be taken during the same period. Courses from the other major electives and General Education Courses will  supplement the Programme structure.


Normally assessment of any course is based on the continuous assessment and the examination in the ratio 1:2, unless specified otherwise in the Department of Statistics Special Regulations.

Award of the Combined Bachelor of Science Degree

1 A student who has successfully completed the entire core, optional, elective and General Education Courses shall be eligible for the award of the Bachelor of Science Combined Major Degree.