Graduate Studies Programmes | FACULTY OF SCIENCE

Graduate Studies Programmes

POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES

The Faculty offers three postgraduate programmes:

Doctor of Philosophy
Master of Science
Master of Applied Statistics

MASTER OF SCIENCE AND DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY

The Master of Science (M.S.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) programmes are designed to give the candidates a strong background in fundamental science by coursework and in-depth study of a specific research problem. A candidate for the degree of Master of Science or Doctor of Philosophy shall pursue a course of research under the direct supervision of academic staff in the Faculty. Must present a thesis on a topic related to his field of study which shall embody the results of original research and must give evidence of a high level of scholarship.

MASTER OF APPLIED STATISTICS

Master of Applied Statistics is a 40 credit postgraduate programme by coursework inclusive of a 6 credit mini project.
The objective of this programme is to produce graduates who are knowledgeable and skillful in statistics and also offers an opportunity for advanced studies and career development in the field of statistics. It offers a curriculum that provides a balanced approach to the training and education of statistics professionals. This programme prepares students with advanced knowledge and professional expertise through coursework and application. It exposes them to the latest developments in the field of Applied Statistics. Graduates from this field can have career opportunities in planning, management, research, academia and related industries. A student pursuing a Master of Applied Statistics may complete the programme in a minimum period of one year and a maximum period of three years. Below is the curriculum structure for Master of Applied Statistics:

First Semester  

Compulsory Courses         

6 Credits

Elective Courses                        

9 Credits

Second Semester  

Compulsory Courses                

6  Credits

Elective Courses                        

3 Credits

Seminar 

1 Credit

Disertation 

3 Credits

Third Semester  

Compulsory Courses                

6 Credits

Elective Courses                        

6 Credits

Disertation    

3 Credits

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Updated:: 24/08/2017 [juitamdtahir]

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