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Jun 27, 2018

UB Launches 4-Year Bachelors Programme in Statistics

Sherlene Savery

The University of Belize recently launched a four-year Bachelor of Science degree in Statistics. The degree programme consists of a modern curriculum and includes instruction in use of software to manage, visualize and interpret data of all kinds. According to the university, the programme is a response to technical and professional needs that have been recognized as critical in building capacity within the S.I.B.  Sherlene Savery of the University of Belize shares more about the new academic programme.

 

Sherlene Savery, Chair of Math, Physics, I.T. Department, U.B

“The degree itself consists of a modern curriculum and includes instruction in the use of software to manage visual and interpret data of all kinds; the use of probabilistic reasoning to draw conclusion from data; the design of experiment to provide insight into uncertain processes; the use of data to build model for complex systems. The degree program is a response to technical and professional needs   that have been recognized as critical in building capacity within the Statistical Institute of Belize.  The degree programme provides students with fundamental knowledge and skills related to harnessing official statistics; research design, design, analysis of surveys, probability, mathematical statistics, data  analysis and statistical computing.”

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