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What will I learn?

The objective of the programme is to provide a sound knowledge of the statistical principles and methods required by practising statisticians.

Program Structure:

Track 1
Students have to fulfil the following conditions:

Read and pass the following two essential modules amounting to 8 MCs:

  • ST5201 Basic Statistical Theory
  • ST5202 Applied Regression Analysis

Read and pass eight ST level 5000 modules or higher amounting to 32 MCs
Obtain a minimum Cumulative Average Point (CAP) of 3.00

A candidate who has an Honours degree in Statistics or Mathematics might be exempted from reading one or more compulsory modules upon the approval of the Head of Department of Statistics and Applied Probability, but an exempted module must be replaced by an elective module.

Track 2
Only the full-time programme will be offered for this track.

Students have to fulfil the following conditions:

  • Read and pass six ST level 4000 modules amounting to 24 MCs. Subject to department approval, not more than two modules can be taken from other departments.
  • Read and pass ten ST level 5000 modules amounting to 40 MCs
  • Complete a project ST5199 amounting to 16 MCs
  • Obtain a minimum Cumulative Average Point (CAP) of 3.00.

Course of Study

The programme will be conducted by coursework. Courses will be conducted during the university semesters. Level-4000 courses will normally be conducted during day time and most of the level-5000 courses will be conducted in the evenings.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Science

Study options

Full Time (Track 1: Minimum of two semesters to a maximum of six semesters; Track 2: Minimum of four semesters to a maximum of eight semesters.)

Tuition fees
SG$20,350.00 (11,49,068) per year
Start date

Expected August 2022


Faculty of Science

Block S16, Level 9,

6 Science Drive 2,

117546, Singapore

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants require a Bachelor’s degree with honours or equivalent, in a relevant discipline; or a Bachelor’s degree with a relevant Graduate Diploma/Graduate Certificate with a minimum CAP of 3.00. English Language Requirements: TOEFL score is required: 85 for the internet-based test (with a minimum score of 22 for the writing section); or 580 for the paper-based test; or 237 for the computer-based test; an IELTS score of 6.0.

For international students

Candidates may be admitted to one of two study tracks which are catered to candidates with different levels of qualification.

For admission to Track 1 (40 MCs), a candidate must have

  • A local honours degree in related fields, or equivalent
  • An equivalent overseas degree (a four-year Bachelor’s degree)

For admission to Track 2 (80 MCs), a candidate must have

  • At least a three-year Bachelor’s degree in related fields or equivalent, with a satisfactory GPA.

In addition, a candidate whose native tongue or medium of undergraduate instruction is not English must have a TOEFL score of at least 580 for Paper-based test, 260 for Computer-based test or 85 for Internet-based test (with at least 22 for the writing component) or an IELTS score of at least 6.


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