Department of Statistics

The department of Statistics is one of the leading for research and educational programs in Statistical Science. Research activity spans a wide range of modern and exciting developments in the subject at Monywa University of Economics, whose educational programs have successfully been developed to cultivate leading academics, researchers and business professionals.

History of Department of Statistics

The Faculty of the Department of Statistics at Monywa University of Economics (MUE) seeks to advance statistical methodology and theory by thinking hard about novel and complex applied problems. By solving challenging problems in many areas of science, social science, humanities and technology, and then generalizing them into broadly applicable statistical techniques, our faculty and our students have generated in our field since our founding in 1998.The Statistics Department offers both undergraduate and post-graduate courses to fulfill the intellectual and practical requirements of the data analysis and decision-making process. The Department of Statistics operates one bachelor degree programme: Bachelor of Economics (Statistics) (B.Econ (Statistics)) and one master degree programme: Master of Economics (Statistics) (M.Econ (Statistics)). The Doctor of Philosophy in Statistics (Ph.D), a program for statistics specialization was launched starting from the year 2010. The faculty persons who passed the entrance exam are allowed to attend the Ph.D class. Then, the postgraduate diploma in research studies (PGDRS) was launched in 2019 and the professional master namely Master of Applied Statistics (MAS) program was recently launched in March,2022.

Academic Program

Bachelor of Economics (Statistics) (B.Econ (Statistics)) is an undergraduate degree to provide students education in Statistics and related subjects. The duration of the B.Econ (Statistics) degree spans a period of four-year with eight semesters. The B.Econ (Statistics) degree aims at building up students’ understanding functioning and premise of statistical knowledge. In order to achieve this, the degree offers opportunity to students to know different aspects of descriptive statistics and inferential statistics. The degree also provides the students an opportunity to explore experiments and equip themselves to serve the society not only as efficient statistician but also as effective decision maker. The degree enables the students to obtain the required skills to become self-reliant. For teaching-learning processes, it is intended to have flexibility making it more student-centric.
Master of Economics (M.Econ (Statistics)) is a postgraduate course for students who have completed their Bachelors in Statistics. The main mission of the programme is to offer quality education in the field of Statistics at a higher level. The programme also has a goal of facilitating its students in pursuing research work in the latest and upcoming trends of study in Statistics. The duration of the degree spans a period of two-year with three semesters for course work and one semester for thesis. The M.Econ (Statistics) degree aims to upgrade the bachelor students to understand the professional world. In order to achieve this, the degree offers the opportunity to students to know more about teaching-learning processes.
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Statistics is the highest academic title awarded by the university. This programme has been lunched since 2010 to develop scholars for higher level carrers in research and teaching, practice, consulting, training and development and new business creation. Studying for a PhD is a rewarding experience. It is an opportunity to become an expert in chosen topic and to make both academic and practical contribution to knowledge. Students can specialize in one of the areas; Statistics, The PhD in Statistics is a five-year doctorate-level course in Statistics in which every student has to take one year for coursework and needs to take four years for preparing thesis. To qualify for admission to the programme, the eligibility criteria is to have completed the post-graduation degree in Statistics (M.Econ (Statistics)). Having a relevant work experience of 2 years in either field of Teaching / Administration is beneficial to the programme. The total of 4 have already got PhD degree and 6 candidates are still writing thesis. Besides the regular courses, the department offers human resource development (HRD) programme, such as Post Graduate Diploma in Research Studies (PGDRS) and Master of Applied Statistics (MAS).

To be the leading program with an excellent training in Statistics will inspire rational decision making in all areas of social, commercial and scientific pursuits in order to serve the needs of the regional and national development in research, business, and industry.

  • To provide excellent training in scientific data collection, data management, methods and procedures of data analysis with providing in-depth knowledge regarding the theory and application of statistical techniques.

  • To improve and strengthen statistical learning and teaching system
  • To produce graduate students for professional careers in data collection, data management and analysis in the public or private sector
  • To develop staffs who are actively contributed their knowledge, skills, and experiences to organization development
  • To develop effective application and analysis of statistics in business and decision making