Professional recognition
The Hong Kong Statistical Society
The Hong Kong Statistical Society has granted accreditation to students of the Mathematics and Statistics Programmes of the School of Science and Technology to obtain the Society's Graduate Diploma, Higher Certificate, and Ordinary Certificate. Details are given below.
Ordinary Certificate:
Students are given accreditation for the Ordinary Certificate if they achieve a pass at grade 3/C+ or above in STAT S242 Statistics in Society and MATH S280 Statistical Methods for Decision Analysis.
Higher Certificate:
Students are given accreditation for the Higher Certificate if they fulfil either one of the following requirements:
(a) Obtain a grade 3/C+ or above in STAT S242 Statistics in Society, MATH S280 Statistical Methods for Decision Analysis, MATH S346 Linear Statistical Modelling and MATH S350 Applied Probability Models for Decision Making.
(b) Obtain accreditation for the Hong Kong Statistical Society Ordinary Certificate, and also obtain a grade 3/C+ or above in MATH S346 Linear Statistical Modelling and MATH S350 Applied Probability Models for Decision Making.
Entire Graduate Diploma
Students are given accreditation for the entire Graduate Diploma if they have passed at grade 3/C+ or above in all six of the following courses: STAT S242 Statistics in Society, MATH S280 Statistical Methods for Decision Analysis, MATH S249 Practical Modern Statistics, MATH S346 Linear Statistical Modelling, MATH S350 Applied Probability Models for Decision Making, STAT S347 Mathematical Statistics.
Individual modules of the Graduate Diploma
Students are given accreditation for individual modules of the Graduate Diploma if they have passed at grade 3/C+ or above in the following:
(a) MATH S280 + MATH S350 accreditation for Module 1 of the Graduate Diploma.
(b) MATH S249 + MATH S350 accreditation for Module 3 of the Graduate Diploma.
(c) STAT S242 + MATH S346 accreditation for Module 4 of the Graduate Diploma.
(d) Individuals who have obtained accreditation for Modules 1, 3 and 4 of the Hong Kong Statistical Society Graduate Diploma and passed STAT S347 at grade C+ or above will fulfill the accreditation requirement of the entire Graduate Diploma.
Remark 1: Students who have obtained accreditation for the entire Graduate Diploma are deemed to have fulfilled the requirements of Graduate Statistician membership of the Hong Kong Statistical Society.
Remark 2: Among discontinued courses, successful completion of MATH S242 is considered as completion of STAT S242; completion of MATH S245/MATH S246/MATH S248 is considered as completion of MATH S280; completion of MATH S343 is considered as completion of MATH S350; and completion of MATH S345 is considered as completion of MATH S346.
