Statistics - Graduate Program

The program is intended to prepare interested and qualified students in the Master of Science in Statistics for careers in statistics and involves 8 months of work placement supervised by practicing professionals. Faculty advisers also visit students at their place of work and provide advice on technical reports required of all students in the program. There is no citizenship status requirement.

Application Deadlines

Apply in Year Application Deadline Date
1 Thursday, October 7, 2021

 

We’ll run you through the application requirements, and then you’ll be prompted to create an account in SCOPE, the UBC Science Co-op Information System.

Application Requirements

  • Have a minimum average of around B- (68%)
  • Be a full-time UBC (Vancouver) student in good academic standing in mathematics, English and the sciences
  • Demonstrate good communication skills, and a responsible, mature attitude
  • Demonstrate leadership, teamwork and time management
  • Demonstrate interest in your chosen field
  • Be flexible and willing to accept a work placement outside the Lower Mainland

Work-Term Schedules

Year Fall Winter Summer
1 Study Term 1 Study Term 2 Work Term 1
2 Work Term 2 Study Term 3 -

Sample Jobs and Companies

Statistics Canada
Example: -production of the Immigration Database, software testing, debugging. -investigating irregularities and inconsistencies in the data -developing models for validating census data and predict populations of reserves with limited responses

 

We’ll run you through the application requirements, and then you’ll be prompted to create an account in SCOPE, the UBC Science Co-op Information System.

Made a mistake on your application?

Just log into SCOPE and edit your application. For technical support contact science.coop@ubc.ca.

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