Science and Technology
Master of Science (M.Sc) in Statistics course is offered in Tribhuvan University Central Department of Statistics. It is a two year, 4 semester program. It is a postgraduate degree with an emphasis on collecting and interpreting statistics. Social sciences, finance, and econometrics are all covered as potential areas for gathering statistical data. The degree requires a solid mathematical background, with equal attention given to practical math like algebra, and more advanced subjects like multi-variable calculus. The program also covers the design side of statistics including subjects like survey sampling and experiment implementation.
Degree holders with an MSc in Statistics have a variety of job options available to them. Especially in the public sector, there is a lack of qualified statisticians, so finding rewarding work that allows a choice of projects is generally possible. Graduates with an MSc in Statistics may choose to pursue the social sciences side of statistics. In this field they might work for a consulting company, analyzing people’s preferences and tendencies. They may otherwise choose to work in finance.