Department of Statistics

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

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

Hōpara kowhiringa | Explore options

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

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

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

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

Toroa ināianei | Visit now
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Find links to useful statistics tools, websites and organisations in New Zealand and around the world.

He whakamārama atu anō | Learn more
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Join us for our annual Statistics Teachers' Day, which covers statistics at all levels of the secondary school curriculum.

Kimihia te roanga atu | Find out more
Professor Chris Wild

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

Whakapā mai | Get in touch
Statistics news

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

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Search for upcoming public events in the Faculty of Science.

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View important notices about scholarship opportunities, competitions and more.

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