If you've done an honours degree in statistics, a masters degree in statistics is a natural next step. It offers you the ability to focus and undertake a serious research project on your own.
Because statistics is central to the practice of many sciences – economics, psychology, biology, oceanography, or chemistry – an undergraduate degree in statistics stands puts you in a good position to pursue graduate studies in another scientific field.
If you decide to pursue an academic path, the solid knowledge of quantitative research that a statistics degree gives you is what will make you an attractive candidates for faculty positions, says Hong Gu, associate professor of statistics.
- Master of Science (MSc) in Statistics
- PhD in Statistics
- MSc or PhD in many interdisciplinary research, such as bioinformatics, finance, economics, and environmental science.