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3.4.2.6    Second Major in Statistics

Host Department: Statistics

To be awarded a B.Sc. with a second major in Statistics, candidates must satisfy the following:

Module Level Second Major Requirements Cumulative Major MCs
Level-1000 

(14 – 16 MCs)

Pass 

ST1131        Introduction to Statistics
or
ST1232        Statistics for Life Sciences

MA1101R    Linear Algebra I
or
MA1508E   Linear Algebra for Engineering
or
MA1513       Linear Algebra with Differential Equations (2 MCs) ^

MA1102R    Calculus
or
MA1505      Mathematics I
or
MA1507      Advanced Calculus
or
MA1511       Engineering Calculus (2 MCs) and
MA1512      Differential Equations for Engineering (2 MCs)
or
MA1521      Calculus for Computing

CS1010        Programming Methodology
or
CS1010E      Programming Methodology
or
CS1010J      Programming Methodology
or
CS1010S      Programming Methodology
or
CS1010X     Programming Methodology
or
IT1007         Introduction to Programming with Python and C

14 – 16
Level-2000 

(16 – 17 MCs)

Pass 

ST2131/      Probability
MA2216

ST2132        Mathematical Statistics

ST2137        Computer Aided Data Analysis

MA2311       Techniques in Advanced Calculus
or
MA2104      Multivarible Calculus
or
MA2108      Mathematical Analysis I
or
MA2108S    Mathematical  Analysis I (S)

30 – 33
Level-3000 & Level-4000 

(16 – 20 MCs)

Pass 

ST3131        Regression Analysis

– Three other modules from ST32xx (except ST328x) or ST4xxx modules

– One additional other module from ST32xx (except ST328x) or ST4xxx modules ^

48 – 51

^ Applicable only to students who use MA1513 Linear Algebra with Differential Equations (2 MCs) to fulfil the second major requirements.

This second major is not offered with a primary major in Statistics, Data Science and Analytics, and minor in Statistics.

Students reading a primary major in Applied Mathematics/Mathematics/Quantitative Finance with a second major in Statistics should refer to the FAQ at http://www.stat.nus.edu.sg/index.php/current-students/undergraduate-programme/faq.