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.
M.Sc. Statistics postgraduates are lucratively hired at consultancies, in roles that require analyzing people’s preferences and tendencies. Finance, Marketing, and Data Metrics are other such areas of employment.
The graduates can work in various positions such as:
- Data Scientist
- Data Analyst
- Analytics Consultant
- Senior Business Analyst
- SAS Programmer
- Statistical Analyst
- Analytics Manager
- Senior Statistician
- Mathematical Demography Probability Distribution (Old)
- Sampling Theory
- Design of Experiments
- Quality Control and Reliability
- Meta Analysis
- Non-parametric and Categorical Data Modeling