Master of Science in Statistics is a 2-year postgraduate program in statistics. M.Sc. Statistics is a higher education program in Statistics. Here the main focus of areas collection, analysis, organisation and interpretation of data. The program can be joined in both the full-time and part-time basis. The curriculum of M.Sc. Statistics divided into four semesters.

- The candidates should be able to follow the complex mathematical and statistical arguments.
- The graduates should be able to find, analyse and extract data.
- Students should have a background in Mathematics, algebra, multivariable calculus, information about sampling techniques and experiments.
- After completing the postgraduation program, the interested students can go for higher education programs such as M.Phil, PhD in statistics.

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**Highlights of the Course**

Course Level | Postgraduate |

Duration | 2 years |

Examination Type | Semester system |

Eligibility | Graduate from a recognized university |

Job Types | Analytics Consultant, Biostatistician, Senior Business Analyst, SAS Programmer, Statistical Analyst, Analytics Manager |

**Employment Areas: **Manufacturing SectorPharmaceutical CompaniesEducational InstitutesScientific Research Organisations

**Type of the Course**

Master of Science in Statistics is a postgraduate program in statistics

**Duration of the Course**

The timespan of M.Sc. Statistics is a 2-year program with four semesters.

**Eligibility of the Course**

- The students should be a graduate in B.Sc. Mathematics/B.Sc. Statistics/B.Sc. Mathematics and Computer application.
- The candidates should secure at least 60% of marks in their undergraduate program
- The graduation should receive from any recognised university or Colleges.
- Some universities conduct entrance examination and personal interviews for the admission purpose.

**Syllabus of the Course**

The subject matter of M.Sc. Statistics has mentioned on a semester wise basis.

SEMESTERS | TOPICS |

Semesters I | Distribution TheoryAncillary MathematicsMeasure Theory and ProbabilityComputer Programming (Practical)Matrix Algebra and Numerical Analysis (Practical)Distribution Theory (Practical) |

Semester II | Inference I (Practical)Linear Models and Regression AnalysisSample Surveys (Practical)Inference ILinear Models and Regression Analysis (Practical)Sample Surveys |

Semester III | Time Series AnalysisInference IIDesign of Experiments (Practical)Design of ExperimentsInference II (Practical)Time Series Analysis (Practical) |

Semester IV | Multivariate AnalysisEnvironmental StatisticsEconometrics and Economic Statistics |

**Career Prospects of M.Sc. Statistics**

The postgraduates in statistics have great career opportunities in the economy. The students can go for higher education programs if they are interested to gain an in-depth knowledge of statistics.

**Statistical Courses**

- M.A. Statistics
- M.A. Statistics (Actuarial)
- M.Com Statistics
- M.Phil
- PhD

The postgraduates in Statistics can also go for career opportunities. They can find job opportunities in various fields.

**Employment Areas**

- Manufacturing Sector
- Insurance Companies
- Pharmaceutical Companies
- Market Research Companies
- Educational Institutes
- Research Centres
- Scientific Research Organisations
- Public Sector Research Organisations
- Banking Sector

**Job Types**

- The postgraduates can work as
**Lecturers or Professors**to impart the knowledge in the subject matter of Statistics. **Investment Analyst**is another job title for providing information and advice from the global investment data to stock market traders, Fund managers and stockbrokers.- The aspirants can work as a
**Cost Estimator**who has to specialise in a particular industry or product for collecting and analysing the data for estimating the money, material, and labour which are required to manufacture a product. - The role of
**Service Estimator**has to collect the specifications, blueprints, identifying labour, timer requirements and materials. **Subject Matter Expert**in Statistics can work for project activities in the field of study.**Statistical Investigator Grade I**have to work on a variety of projects where they have to collect surveys and administrative data.- Aspirants can also work as an
**Online Tutor**who has to make lessons, take notes related to the subject matter of statistics.

**Main recruiters**

- Defence
- Research department
- Banks
- Educational institutions
- Online Teaching institutes
- Tata Consultancy Services Limited
- General Electric Co (GE)
- Quartesian
- Accenture
- Cerner Corporation
- Novartis