FI - University of Helsinki

Document date: 
Thursday, 30 July, 2015

Name of the Master programme

Master Studies in Statistics


University of Helsinki

Contact person

University lecturer Maria Valaste

Contact email address


Short description of the Master programme

The aim of the study programme Master Studies in Statistics is to educate statisticians qualified in theories and methodologies of statistical science and capable to apply statistical methods in important and emerging areas of the society. The programme qualifies for doctoral studies in statistics.


EMOS constitutes a pillar in the study programme Master Studies in Statistics. The objective is to educate statisticians specialized in methodological areas of official statistics. Studies are organized as an EMOS module structured within the parent study programme. The EMOS module consists of studies required to award the EMOS label and additional studies required for Master's degree in statistics at University of Helsinki.


Web page of the Master programme


Entrance criteria (note of Bachelor degree, language, other)

Applicable Bachelor degree with studies in relevant disciplines (e.g. statistics, mathematics, economics, sociology, computer sciences).


2 years

Number of ECTS


Cooperation partner in Official Statistics

Statistics Finland is the main cooperational partner. Other institutions are The Social Insurance Institution of Finland, National Institute for Health and Welfare and Finnish Environmental Institute.


Start date

Autumn 2015