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Admission to the Master of Applied Statistics requires you to have a bachelor's degree, with a major in Statistics, or equivalent, with a minimum B grade average over the qualifying highest level (majoring 300-level) courses.
For general entry requirements see Massey University entry requirements.
You will follow a parts-based course of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 180 credits, comprising Part One and Part Two as defined by the Schedule.
Your qualification includes a research report to the value of 60 credits.
A master’s qualification is made up of two parts. The first part gives you good knowledge and skills that will help you with the research part of your qualification. You must pass Part One before you can progress to Part Two.
For progression to Part Two of the Master of Applied Statistics, a minimum grade average of B over all Part One courses (i.e. the first 120 credits).
Your 180-credit master's degree will carry the award of Distinction, if completed at a superior standard (equivalent to First Class Honours), or Merit (equivalent to Second Class Honours, Division One) if completed within 18 months of first enrolling in full-time study or within four years of first enrolling in part-time study.
You must complete all the requirements of the Master of Applied Statistics within five years of first enrolling.
These regulations should be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including the General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas and Postgraduate Certificates
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