Statisticians analyse and interpret numerical data to allow informed planning and decision-making. The results of the estimates and forecasts are used for data collection, statistical and analytical techniques, and patterns. They may be employed as independent consultants in government or private agencies, corporations or companies.
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Career prospects & criteria
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B.A./B.Sc in Statistics/ B.Stats/ Applied Statistics
M. A./ M.Sc in Statistics /MStats
What you need to get started
Attention to details
Objective Reasoning Skills
Ability to communicate results and findings to non-statisticians
A clear understanding of statistical terms and concepts
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