Department of Statistics

Te Kura Tatauranga offers a broad spectrum of statistics teaching and research. We are recognised internationally for our strong statistics education and as the birthplace of the statistical computing programme R.

Two students sitting outside at a table with documents

We offer a full range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, covering a broad spectrum of statistical subject areas.

Study options
Professor Chris Wild

Our internationally recognised scholars are committed to teaching and to producing high-quality research.

Contact us

Read about life as a student in the Department of Statistics and where our graduates end up.

Read more
Abstract data, lights in the city.

Our staff are engaged in a variety of internationally recognised and ground-breaking research ranging from statistical computing to statistics education.

Discover more

Discover some of the exciting research happening in the Department with our selection of interviews from early-career and up-and-coming academics.

Statistics graduate Nishita Balamuralikrishna, works as a data analyst.

Meet our graduates and find out where their Statistics degree has taken them.

Read more
Writing on a graph.

Find links to useful statistics tools, websites and organisations in New Zealand and around the world.

Learn more
Statistics students in computer room

Join us for our annual Statistics Teachers' Day, which covers statistics at all levels of the secondary school curriculum.

Find out more
Project R logo

R is a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics. It runs on a wide variety of UNIX platforms, Windows and MacOS.

Visit the website
Statistics news

Keep up to date with the latest Science and Statistics news.

Read more
Incredible Science school children

Search for upcoming public events in the Faculty of Science.

Find out more
Image of stars in space

View important notices about scholarship opportunities, competitions and more.

Learn more