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Masters

The Masters Degree in Mathematical Statistics

Suitably qualified students are encouraged to proceed to research degrees under the direction of the staff of the Department. The Master’s degree may be taken by thesis (100%), or by a combination of examinations (50%) (3 modules) and a thesis (50%), as directed by the Head of the Department. The modules are listed under the Honours course information.
A student may also be required to take an oral examination.

Postgraduate Funding

Information with regards to student funding and financial aid can be found here. Prospective postgraduate students will find further information, application forms and the contact details of the Rhodes Univeristy Postgraduate Financial Aid Administrator, Mr John Gillam, on the postgradiate funding opportunities web page.

Tutors

It is hoped that all postgraduate students will be appointed as tutors in the Department of Statistics. These students are expected to tutor undergraduate students in the Department for a certain number of hours per week.

Graduate Assistants

It is hoped that all masters students will be awarded postgraduate bursaries. These students are expected to tutor and provide academic support and development to undergraduate students in the Department of Statistics for a certain number of hours per week.

Please contact the Department of Statistics for further information (E-mail: stats@ru.ac.za)

Last Modified :Fri, 15 Jul 2011 14:57:19 SAST