BSC (HONS) APPLIED STATISTICS
Statistics has a vital role to play in many areas, including business, finance,
medicine and government policy making. Career opportunities are numerous,
including vacancies for statisticians and data analysts in statistical offices or the
private sector. In this programme, learners are trained in the collection,
organization, analysis, interpretation, and presentation of data. Throughout the
course, emphasis is laid on application of suitable statistical techniques including
advanced modelling to real data using latest statistical software. The areas of
applications cover economic, social and scientific fields. After a full grounding in
basic of statistics in the first year, a wide range of important topics is available in
the second and third year in applied statistics which are of most relevance and
interest to you.
A. EITHER “Credit” in at least three subjects at School Certificate or General Certificate of Education O-Level or equivalent and “Pass” in at least two subjects at Higher School Certificate or General Certificate of Education Advanced Level or equivalent; including A-level Mathematics. B. OR An appropriate equivalent Diploma or Certificate or Foundation Courses acceptable by The Open University of Mauritius.