Bachelor of Science Honours in Mathematical Statistics
The training of professional statisticians in the fields of Mathematical Statistics and Economic Statistics is at the heart of the Department’s activities, supported by an active research component and statistical consultancy. The Department believes that involvement in the broad field of modern research is the strongest guarantee for developing and achieving academic excellence. Research is carried out in co‑operation with several other academic institutions locally and internationally.
Only candidates who satisfy Senate that they have attained an acceptable level of competence in their studies for the Bachelor’s degree, shall be admitted to studies for the Honours degree. In particular a student shall, in addition to special provisions in departmental requirements as stated in the General List of Modules, have received an average mark of at least 60% at third-year level for the subject he/she intends to study at Honours level. Notwithstanding this requirement, FMC may grant a concession in exceptional circumstances, on the recommendation of the Head of the relevant department.