Mathematical Statistics, PhDUniversity of Pretoria - Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
About this program
Mathematical Statistics, PhD
The Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences is a diverse faculty with 13 departments that is supported by more than 20 centres and institutes. More than 5 000 students register in this faculty annually of which 70% are undergraduate and 30% postgraduate students.
All degree programmes are designed to develop problem-solving individuals who can easily adapt to changing circumstances and take the lead in their chosen fields of specialisation. The qualifications awarded are of world-class and provide access to a multitude of career opportunities for dynamic and creative people.
In the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, we strive to continuously improve our high impact research and significantly address the national shortage of PhD graduates that respond to global and local challenges
- Relevant master’s degree with Mathematical Statistics
- A cumulative weighted average of at least 65% for all the modules at master’s level
- An average of 65% for the research component completed at master’s level
- An admission examination may be required
Note: Additional modules may be required in order to reach the desired level of competency
For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.
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Scholarships & funding
Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.
- Total fee - 19 405 ZAR per annum
Subject to annual increases
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University of Pretoria - Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
The pandemic has allowed us to re-imagine what a university should look like and how it should conduct its core business of research, teaching and learning, and community engagement. We have moved away from emergency online teaching, and we are...
Why study at University of Pretoria - Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Our excellence in teaching and research is recognised by our large number of partners outside of academia. We work together with several companies, non-profit organisations, industry bodies, and government departments, which means that the qualification you receive from NAS gives you a unique edge for employment. The excellent research and teaching you are exposed to during your training, combined with valuable real-world experience, will make you a sought-after candidate for employment.
We are known for our expertise in forestry and agriculture, the life sciences and mathematical and statistical sciences—all supported by genuine scholarship and excellence in the basic sciences. We offer some unique degrees (in Meteorology and Nutrition, for example), and even though there may be similar offerings elsewhere, we have attractive double major options (and even a unique triple major in Human Physiology, Genetics and Psychology). Food- and water security in Africa, which are two of our many focus areas, can be approached from many angles: climate change, biotechnology, crop development, breeding, data science, agricultural economics, insurance risk, consumer behaviour, indigenous crops, pests and diseases, carbon cycling and environmental change, to name but a few.
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