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Statistics, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #801 (WUR) Nairobi, Kenya
The Statistics programme offered by the University of Nairobi is designed to provide broad education in the basic theory and methods of statistics, that would enable the student to apply the knowledge acquired to a wide range of practical problems in research, industry, economic and social development, agriculture and medical research
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The subject of statistical science is concerned with the application of probability and modern mathematical methods to solve complex and practical problems which involve uncertainty.  These uncertainties are usually associated with scientific, technological, economic, biological or environmental problems.  

The programme

The methodology employed draws upon mathematics and probability to establish a theoretical foundation, computing resources for handling data, and an understanding of the scientific method for meaningful application.

The Statistics programme offered by the University of Nairobi provides for four main areas of specialisation: Mathematical Statistics, Economic Statistics, Demography and Social Statistics, and Biometry

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    44 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Law In Society
  • Elements Of Economics
  • Hiv/aids
  • Calculus
  • Exploratory Data Analysis
  • Programming Methodology

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

All applicants should hold one of the following minimum qualification or equivalent:

  • Mean grade C+ at KCSE plus at least grade B in Mathematics.
  • Diploma in Statistics
  • Diploma in Computer Studies
  • Diploma in Education, with mathematics as a major subject.
  • A-level: 2 Principal passes in maths/physics, maths/chem., maths/geog, maths/econ.
  • A degree in a mathematical subject from a recognised university.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    831 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 831 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    831 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 831 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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96000 Kshs

Living costs for Nairobi

  • 49608 - 74990 KES/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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