Explore data that will inspire change around the world.

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Statistics is … in Demand

Data is everywhere. Learn how to analyse data, use the right tool and maximise productivity.

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Welcome toNUS Department of Statistics & Applied Probability

The Department of Statistics and Applied Probability (DSAP) was established in 1 April 1998 with the goals to advance statistical and data science, and, ultimately by its application, to improve and provide adequate services to our community. The department offers two Bachelor of Science degrees; in Statistics and, Data Science and Analytics. In addition, DSAP also offers degrees at both Masters and doctoral levels.

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in Statistics

The department offers a B.Sc. in Statistics program. Honours students have the options to specialize in Data Science by taking modules in Data Mining and Multivariate Statistical Analysis, or to specialize in Finance and Business Statistics by taking modules in Actuarial Statistics and Statistical Methods for Finance. In this program, students will learn about the collection, analysis and visualization of data, in areas such as business, transportation, public policy, medicine and healthcare.

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Major in Data Science & Analytics

Bachelor of Science (Honours) with Major in Data Science and Analytics.

The new four-year direct Honours programme is designed to prepare graduates who are ready to acquire, manage and explore data that will inspire change around the world. Students will read modules in Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, and be exposed to the interplay between these three key areas in the practice of data science.

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M.Sc By Coursework Programme

This program is designed to equip students with advanced knowledge of statistical principles and methods required by practicing statisticians, and is focused on developing their skills in applied statistics. It is intended for students with a Bachelor's degree in a related field of statistics, and for professionals who are interested in the application of statistics. Classes are conducted in the evenings during the university semesters.

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Other Graduate Programs

M.Sc By Research Programme
Ph.D. Programme


Congratulations to our 2012 graduates Chua Hui Xiang and Charmain Tan Seow Fen for making it to the list of Singapore 100 Women in Tech List year 2020 this year! The Singapore 100 Women in Tech List recognises the contributions of women in the tech sector for their ability to inspire and create impact on the community and industry.