Master of Technology in Financial Statistics

Duration: 2 Years
Semesters: 4 Semesters
Credit Hours Per Semester:

Semester 1 = 18 Credit Hrs

Semester 2 = 18 Credit Hrs

Semester 3  = 16 Credit Hrs

Semester 4  = 16 Credit Hrs

Total Credit Hours: 68 credit Hours
Dean of Faculty: Prof. Bashiru I. I, Saeed
Head of Department: Hudu Mohammed
Exam Officer: Mr. Francis Anyan

 

COURSE OUTLINE

YEAR 1, BLOCK 1 (SEMESTER 1)

Course Code Course Title T P C
STF 501 Advanced Probability Theory 1.5 1.5 3
STF 503 Statistical Inference 1.5 1.5 3
STF 505 Statistical Computing 1.5 1.5 3
STF 507 Risk Management 1.5 1.5 3
STF 509 Econometrics 1.5 1.5 3
STF 511 Advanced Microeconomics 1.5 1.5 3
TOTAL 18 0 18

 

YEAR 1, BLOCK 2 (SEMESTER 2)

Course Code Course Title T P C
STF 502 Statistical Modelling 1.5 1.5 3
STF 504 Advanced Research Methods 1.5 1.5 3
STF 506 Financial Science Statistics 1.5 1.5 3
STF 508 Financial Economics 1.5 1.5 3
STF 510 Applied Time Series Analysis 1.5 1.5 3
STF 512 Advanced Macroeconomics 1.5 1.5 3
TOTAL 18 0 18

 

YEAR 2, BLOCK 3 (SEMESTER 3)

Course Code Course Title T P C
STF 601 M. Tech Thesis I 15 0 15
STF 603 Seminar I 0 1 1
TOTAL 15 1 16

 

YEAR 2, BLOCK 4 (SEMESTER 4)

Course Code Course Title T P C
STF 602 M. Tech Thesis II 15 0 15
STF 604 Seminar II 0 1 1
TOTAL 15 1 16

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

a. BTech / BSc Statistics, Financial Statistics, Economics

b. All applicants must have a minimum of one (1) year post- qualification industrial experience. Preference will be given to applicants with 1st class and 2nd class upper honours. First class BTech Financial Statistics applicants may be admitted without the post-graduation industrial experience. Applicants with a second class (lower division) or lower qualifications must pass a selection interview before admission into the programme. Applicants with other Statistics or Mathematics backgrounds would be required to take relevant Financial Science courses as prerequisites. 

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