First cycle degree in

Statistics for technology and science

Class: L-41 - Statistics

y2024 WUR Subject Statistics and Operational Research badge 100
Class L-41 - Statistics
Duration 3 years
Branch Padova
Language Italian
Tuition fees and scholarships
Programme coordinator ALESSANDRA DALLA VALLE
Access Open access with assessment test

The ever-growing importance of data analysis and interpretation is combined - in this interdisciplinary course that embraces statistics, mathematics and computer science - with the most modern information technologies and online data acquisition, and with the specific features of its various areas of application. You will therefore be able to deal with statistics in the medical, health, biological, environmental or technological fields, dealing, for example, with clinical epidemiology, IT management and big data statistics or with architecture and programming of IT systems. Different areas of employment, consistent with the the learning path tailored according to your interests: production, service and commercial companies, IT and consultancy companies, pharmaceutical companies, bio-medical research institutes, professional firms, laboratories.

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Characteristics and objectives
The first cycle degree in Statistics for Technology and Science offers an interdisciplinary training in statistics, maths and informatics, with insights into the recent advances in information technologies and modern online data acquisition techniques. The application areas of interest are several and range from technological-experimental areas to medical, biological, health and environmental areas. The course allows the student to develop the necessary skills to deal with, (i) quality control of products and services and evaluation of the capacity of production processes; (II) management informatics and big data statistical analysis; (III) design of algorithms and data structures, as well as programming of computer systems; (IV) in statistical applications for data arising from observational and experimental studies, typical of epidemiological and clinical research.

Occupational opportunities
The professional profile of graduates in Statistics for Technology and Science may be employed in several fields: manufacturing / services / commercial, consulting, pharmaceutical, bio-medical research institutes, professional studios, laboratories, public or private institutions. According to personal interests and attitudes, students have the opportunity to specialize in the main statistical applications of technology, quality, biomedical and healthcare, information technology and data management. With these skills, they can be placed as statisticians in the industrial, medical, biological, environmental and scientific fields. For example, in the area of total quality management, they can be placed as statisticians for quality control and production planning and quality improvement, or in the information technology area, as programmers, able to organize and process information flows. Finally, by specializing in biostatistics, they can be placed in pharmaceutical companies, healthcare facilities, public institutions, and research institutions.

From Bachelor's degree to Master's degree
It is possible to access to the Master's course in Statistical Sciences, in accordance with the specific admission notice.