What will I learn?

The research postgraduate program in Statistics aims to develop student's deep understanding, insight and creativity. Graduates will have a broad and solid mathematical foundation; in-depth professional knowledge of probability and statistics; proficient computer skills with popular mathematical and statistical software and its applications. Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to conduct independent research thoroughly, furthering innovation in scientific and technological fields.

The international education and employment experience of the scholars in this statistic programme is prominent, such as Professor Kaitai Fang and Professor Ken Tsang, who are specialize in differing research fields, including multivariate statistics, high-dimensional data analysis, time series, machine learning, experimental design and many others. To facilitate the robust research, the statistics programme is equipped with a state of the art computer lab, complete with the latest software; which are capable of performing huge and intense computations.

Which department am I in?

Division of Science and Technology

Study options

Full Time (Minimum of 12 units of coursework (including three units of Mandatory Common Core Courses))

Tuition fees
¥90,000.00 (US$ 12,753) per year
Start date

September 2020


Beijing Normal University - Hong Kong Baptist University United International College

2000 Jintong Road,




519087, China

Entry requirements

For international students

Applicants seeking admission to the MPhil programme should possess:
a) a Bachelor’s degree with Honours from a recognized university or comparable institution; or
b) a qualification deemed to be equivalent; and shall, if required, satisfy the examiners in a qualifying examination.

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): 550 (PBT)/79(IBT)

International English Language Testing System (IELTS): 6.5

College English Test Band 6 (CET 6): 500 and grade B in the CET-SET (Speaking English Test)