Bachelor of Science in Statistics

The B.Sc Statistics is designed to equip students with skills to collect, analyze and make deductions from statistical data so as to inform organizations and government of the actual trend to base on when making decisions or policies. The course provides a rich blend of competencies required by a 21st century statistians like mathematics, computing, economics, accounting, research and communication.

Career Options

Graduates of this programme acquire skills in handling specific aspects of statistics like demography, actuarial studies, insurance analytics, business and economic trends.

Admission Requirements
Programme NameBachelor of Science in Statistics
Programme Duration3 Years
Admission CriteriaDirect Entry

At least two principal passes in UACE or its equivalent at the same sitting

Diploma Entry

At least 2nd class lower division in Business Administration, Management, IT, Statistics, Development Economics, Library Studies or a related field.

  1. Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Certificate from a recognized institution
  2. At least one principal pass and two subsidiary passes at the same sitting in UACE
ModeDual Mode (Online and Physical)
Fee Per SemesterUganda Shillings 1,100,000
Program Duration

The program will extend over a period of three academic years. An academic year shall consist of two semesters and one recess term. A semester shall consist of 15 weeks of lectures. A recess term shall consist of 10 weeks.

Program Options
Year 1 semester 1 ( 6 Cores)
ST 100Descriptive Statistics30-30453
CS 100Structured Programming303030604
CS 101Computer Applications & Systems3030-453
EC 100Microeconomics I30-30453
BA 104Business Communication30-30453
MT 106Calculus30-30453
Semester Load    19
Year 1 Semester 2 (6 Cores)
ST 101Principles of Demographic Techniques30-30453
ST 102Time Series & Index Numbers30-30453
EC 102Macroeconomics I30-30453
MT 203Probability Theory45-30604
MT 107Linear Algebra30-30453
BA 105Fundamentals of Accounting I30-30453
Semester Load    19
Year 1 Recess Term
TM 100Community Engagement I-150-755
Recess Term Load    5
Year 2 Semester 1 (6 Cores)
ST 200Demographic Dynamics30-30453
ST 201Linear Models & Experimental Design30-30453
ST 202Sampling Theory & Survey Design30-30453
MT 201Differential Equations45-30604
EC 300Microeconomics II30-30453
IS 300Database Management Systems451515604
Semester Load    20
Year 2 Semester 2 (5 Cores)
MT 108Statistical Methods45-30604
MT 200Statistical Inference30-30453
ME 200Monitoring & Evaluation30-30453
EC 301Macroeconomics II30-30453
EC 302Econometrics I45-30604
(1 Elective)
ST 204Transport Statistics30-30453
ST 205Gender Statistics30-30453
ST 203Telecommunication Statistics30-30453
Semester Load    20
Year 2 Recess Term
TM 200Community Engagement II-150-755
Recess Term Load    5
Year 3 Semester 1
Track 1: Mathematical Statistics (4 cores)
ST 301Survival Methods30-30453
MT 300Stochastic Processes45-30604
MT 301Financial Actuarial Investigation45-30604
MT 302Actuarial Mathematics I30-30453
(1 Elective)
ST 304Financial Statistics30-30453
BA 108Entrepreneurship Theory & Principles30-30453
Semester Load    17
Track 2: Applied Statistics (4 Cores)
ST 304Financial Statistics30-30453
ST 305Biostatistics30-30453
ST 306National account & Income Analysis30-30453
MT 300Stochastic Processes45-30604
(1 Elective)
BA 108Entrepreneurship Theory & Principles30-30453
MT 302Actuarial Mathematics I30-30453
Semester Load    16
Year 3 Semester 2
Track 1: Mathematical Statistics (4 cores)
ST 307Multivariate & Time Series Analysis30-30453
ST 308Stochastic & Actuarial Methods in Finance30-30453
TM 301Project-120-604
MT 303Actuarial Mathematics II30-30453
(1 Elective)
ST 302Demographic & Social Statistics30-30453
PP 305Project Planning & Management30-30453
Semester Load    16
Track 2: Applied Statistics (4 cores)
ST 307Multivariate & Time Series Analysis30-30453
ST 302Demographic & Social Statistics30-30453
ST 310Energy & Environmental Statistics30-30453
TM 301Project-120-604
(1 Elective)
PP 305Project Planning & Management30-30453
IS 306Data Mining & Business Intelligence4530-604
Semester Load    16
Year 3 Recess Term
TM 300Community Engagement III 150 755
Recess Term Load    5

Minimum Graduation Load for Bachelor of Statistics (Track 1: Mathematical Statistics) = 126.
Minimum graduation load for Bachelor of Statistics (Track 2: Applied Statistics) = 125.

Fees per semester

Local Students (East African Community)

Fees per semester (UGX)Functional Fees (UGX)Application Fees (UGX)

International Students

International students pay international student tuition fees which is rated in dollars and this specifically covers only the cost of teaching and many student support services. This tuition below is per academic session and includes both the tuition and functional fees.

Category of ProgrammeFees per academic session (USD)Application / Admission Fee
Bachelor’s Degree$700$30
Undergraduate Diploma$500$30
Undergraduate Certificate$250$30
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