United Arab Emirates University
United Arab Emirates University

United Arab Emirates University

Bachelor of Statistics

The undergraduate program in Statistics at UAE introduces the fundamentals of probability and statistical inference (estimation & hypothesis testing) which cover design of experiments, sampling techniques and regression & time series analysis. Two distinctive features of the program are: the emphasis of business applications (e.g., forecasting financial & economic indicators, marketing surveys, audit sampling, decision making, quality control, etc.), and the reinforcement of lecture materials by closely integrated computer packages using real (local, where available) databases.

Program Objectives

  • Effective communication skills.
  • Critical thinking skills to the analysis and solution of statistics problems.
  • Positive contribution to teams, as members and leaders.
  • Ethical and social awareness at the local and global level.
  • In-depth knowledge in Statistics.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
  • Communicate effectively orally statistical results and their interpretation to non-specialized audiences.
  • Communicate in writing statistical results and their interpretation clearly and concisely using different formats and media.
  • Integrate statistical and computing skills to develop comprehensive solutions to problems in their field of work.
  • Research, critically evaluate and interpret information in identifying and formulating problems that can be solved using statistical techniques.
  • Demonstrate autonomy and responsibility in their work.
  • Apply teamwork skills and creativity in leadership and direction, appropriate to the context and level at which they are operating.
  • Demonstrate ethical reasoning in relation to statistical issues.
  • Develop an awareness of the civic responsibilities of the statistics discipline.
  • Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of key concepts and methodologies in statistics.
  • Identify the limitation and assumptions underlying statistical techniques and critically assess the validity of reported results.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of allied knowledge and theories in related fields of work or disciplines.
Required Credit Hours: minimum 120 hours