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A programme introduced for those who wish to pursue a future career in statistics ...
Graduates of the Associate in Statistics and Data Science programme can apply for admission ...
Thanks to the power of modern information and communications technology (ICT), data is everywhere. And expertise on the intelligent analysis and use of massive amount of data to improve operations is demanded by almost any organisation. This programme equips you with essential skills in statistical analysis and modern ICT knowledge through professional training in data management, data storage, and statistical data analysis. You can choose to focus on either statistical techniques or modern ICT through elective subjects.
Upon graduation, you may apply for UGC-funded degree programmes in Statistics, Decision Analytics, Investment Science, Computer Science, Information Security, Information Management or Business Analysis.
# This new programme has yet to graduate its first cohort of students. The articulation rate for Associate in Statistics and Computing for Business (another programme of a similar nature) was 85.3% in 2016.
Graduates of the Associate in Statistics and Data Science programme can apply for admission to UGC-funded bachelor’s degree programmes in Statistics, Decision Analytics, Investment Science, Computer Science, Information Security, Information Management or Business Analysis, such as the following:
Graduates can also apply for admission to the top-up self-financed Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Applied Sciences (Statistics and Data Science) offered by SPEED under the CPCE “2+2” pathway.
You are required to take, in two years, 20 - 22 subjects in total, comprising 12 - 14 General Education Subjects and 8 Discipline-specific Subjects.
General Education Subjects
8 - 9 Compulsory Subjects
@Taught in Putonghua
~Students who are non-Chinese speakers, or whose Chinese standards are at junior secondary level or below are required to take this subject.
4-5 Elective Subjects*# (from the following cluster areas)
Level 3 or above in English
Practical English for College Students
Level 3 or above in any one subject (other than English)
One General Education elective subject
For the full list of more than 50 General Education subjects, please click here.
6 Compulsory Subjects
2 Elective Subjects# (from the following subjects)
#Offering of individual elective subjects is subject to resources and quota availability.