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Graduate Diploma in Applied Statistics

Key facts

  • Available at Auckland
  • Available at Manawatū
  • Available via Distance Learning
  • 2 years part-time
  • Available for international students studying in NZ or via distance learning

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Entry requirements

To enter the programme you will normally need a university degree or be accepted as having equivalent status to a university graduate.

You will also need to have an adequate mathematical and statistical background for the 200-level (second year of an undergraduate degree) courses you wish to study - normally the equivalent of 100-level courses in Mathematics and Statistics.

You should consult the Statistics major of the Bachelor of Sciences for details of offerings of 100-level prerequisite courses.

Students will normally have passed:

For general entry requirements see Massey University entry requirements.

Planning your programme

To find out how to plan your study and/or see what courses are necessary to complete your programme, please check the regulations. It will display the regulatory information for the programme you have selected.

If you would like to find out more about individual course requirements, please select our Course Search for each course, check for prerequisites, corequisites and restrictions that may affect you.

Graduate Diploma in Applied Statistics structure

The Graduate Diploma in Applied Statistics requires a minimum of 120 credits including:

  • 45 credits from Schedule A courses;
  • at least 75 credits from Schedule B and Schedule C courses;
  • no more than 30 credits from Schedule C courses.

Note: You may include courses from Schedule C provided you have met the prerequisites, AND have passed at least 30 credits from Schedule B courses, AND have achieved a minimum B+ average across your GradDipApplStat courses.

In cases of sufficient merit, the Graduate Diploma in Applied Statistics may be awarded with distinction.

These regulations should be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including the General Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees, Undergraduate Diplomas, Undergraduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas and Graduate Certificates

How much will it cost?

We can't tell you the exact cost until you have chosen your courses, as the tuition fees you pay each year vary depending on the courses you choose. There will also be compulsory non-tuition fees you have to pay in addition to your tuition fees. For some courses there may be other charges for things such as study resources, software, trips and contact workshops.

To get an approximate idea of tuition costs for typical study areas, you can use our quick guide to programme fees.

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If you already know which courses you are going to take, you can use our Fees calculator to get an estimate of your fees.

Financial assistance

You might be eligible to apply for a scholarship or award. You can use our scholarship search to see what is available. You may also be eligible for a student loan to help towards paying your fees.

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