University of Waterloo

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Program Information

School:University of Waterloo
Faculty:Faculty of Mathematics
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study:Statistics, General
Description:Statistics is the science of extracting information from data. Its study rests on the mathematics of probability and includes determining patterns in data, constructing mathematical models to describe data, designing efficient procedures for collecting reliable data, and interpreting the results. By designing experiments and surveys, exploring and analyzing data, and simulating complex systems, you'll gain the skills needed for extracting information. Experience in statistical computing, forecasting, mathematical modelling, and statistical process control will expand your marketability.

The methods you'll learn can be applied in biology, business, engineering, environmental science, finance, manufacturing, and the health sciences. As a student in Canada's largest Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, you'll benefit from the wide variety of courses and our professors' research which enriches your classes.
URL:Statistics at University of Waterloo
Length:5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $9,168
International: $32,538
Scholarships:1
Careers:Mathematicians, Statisticians and Actuaries

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*87
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions 
  •  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 

One other Grade 12 U course is required. Grade 11 Computer and Information Science is recommended.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 80] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 75]

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 04, 2017

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