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"Data is the sword of the 21st century: those who can wield it well, the samurai."

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The Department of Statistics is pleased to offer a new degree MSc eScience from 2018. Details can be found here.


2017 SASA third year competition


ABSA Chair in Data Science Post




Career Corner: Statisticians now in demand

The Department of Statistics is proud to announce the SAS certification of the undergraduate and honours training in statistics and mathematical statistics. SAS, a leading international statistical software developer, has approved the following SAS certificates based on the existing programmes:

  • Introduction to statistical learning and statistical learning, and
  • Introduction to big data analytics and big data analytics.
The Department of Statistics values the recognition from industry in this regard.


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