Statistics Applied to Economy

Department of Statistics Applied to Economy

MANIRAGABA Ngabo Vallence

Head of the Department

Phone:07 84 55 18 00

Email: vallencengabo@gmail.com

The department of Statistics Applied to Economy is one of six departments of the Faculty of Applied Fundamental Sciences. Currently the department runs a three year program.

Statistics Applied to Economy, A0

The skills possessed by the graduate are:

  • Planning, coordinating, and undertaking research.
  • Managing data base in banks, public and private institutions
  • Becoming statistical consultant and data analyst
  • Designing and implementing survey
  •  Effectively communicate economic concepts to scientists in other disciplines and other stakeholders.

 

Entry profile

    • Diploma of humanities in any option that has Maths in its combinations with at least 2 principal passes in any option where Math is taught at at least 3 hours per week.

Exit profile

    • Laureates of the Department are called especially to work as Statisticians in various domains in:
  • Centres of research: setting of conception, verification and coordination;
  • Enterprises and public organisms: relative statistical information organisation to the socioeconomic phenomena, the relative works to forecasting of various nature;
  • Banks; offices of consultancy,
  • They are also called to pursue their studies of 3rd cycle.
  • In institutions which are improving economic decision-making.

Degree awards

    • At the completion of accredited courses, the graduates are awarded an Bachelors in Statistics Applied to Economy.

Other short courses

    • In accordance with the policy of the Rwandan government and the real need of reliable statistics the Department with its stakeholders will organize workshops, training, short courses for workers from public and private institutions in order to improve on the quality of statistics in the country.

LEVEL I

Module title Module code Content Face to face hours Student hours Tot. Hours Nbr of credits
Languages I LAN 111 Oral communication in English
Techniques d’expression orale et écrite.
65 35 100 10
Philosophical studies PHI 112 Introduction to philosophy
Ethics and Rwandese culture
65 35 100 10
Research skills RES 113 Introduction to ICT
Research methods
100 50 150 15
Analysis I MAT 114 Mathematical analysis 100 50 150 15
Algebra I MAT 115 Linear algebra
Analytical geometry
130 70 200 20
Statistics I STA 121 Descriptive statistics I
Descriptive statistics II
Enumerator skills
130 70 200 20
Economics I ECO 122 Microeconomics I
Politico-economics
Macroeconomics
130 70 200 20
General physics PHY 123 General physics 65 35 100 10
Total 720 480 1200 120

LEVEL II

Module title Module code Content Face to face hours Student hours Tot. Hours Nbr of credits
Languages II LAN 211 Oral communication in English
Techniques d’expression orale et écrite
65 35 100 10
Analysis II MAT 212 Functions of several variables
Functions of complex variables
Ordinary differential equations
130 70 200 20
Algebra II MAT 213 Algebra II
General topology
130 70 200 20
Sampling I SAM 215 Probability theory I
Sampling method I
130 70 200 20
Statistics II STA 221 Probability theory II
Inferential statistics I
Supervisor skills
Statistical practicals I
130 70 200 20
Economics II ECO 222 Microeconomics II
Geo-economics
130 70 200 20
Computer I ICT 223 Computer programming C++ 65 35 100 10
Total 720 480 1200 120

LEVEL III

Module title Module code Content Face to face hours Student hours Tot. Hours Nbr of credits
Languages III LAN 311 Introduction to Swahili
Discussion and presentation of economy
65 35 100 10
Operational research MAT 312 Operational research I
Numerical analysis
70 30 100 10
Statistics III STA 313 Inferential statistics II
Technique of survey
History of statistics
Technical French
130 70 200 20
Entrepreneurship ENT 315 Entrepreneurship 65 35 100 10
Accounting I ACC 321 General accounting
Company Accounting
100 50 150 15
Accounting II ACC 322 National accounting I
Managerial accounting
100 50 150 15
Applied statistics AST 323 Social statistics
Economic statistics
130 70 200 20
Computer II ICT 324 Statistical softwares
Statistical practicals II
65 35 100 10
Professional behaviour PRB 325 Introduction to the law
General sociology
Statistician deontology
65 35 100 10
Total 720 480 1200 120

LEVEL IV

Module title Module code Content Face to face hours Student hours Tot. Hours Nbr of credits
Public finances PFI 411 Public finances
Projects analysis and planning
65 35 100 10
Statistics IV STA 412 Data analysis
Operational research II
100 50 150 15
Econometrics ECT 413 Econometrics I
Econometrics II
100 50 150 15
Sampling II SAM 414 Sampling methods II
Conception and practice of survey
Time series
100 50 150 15
Accounting III ACC 421 Financial analysis and discussion of balances
National accounting II
100 50 150 15
Introduction to demography DEM 422 Introduction to demography
G.I.S
100 50 150 15
Survey report SUR 423 Writing and oral report survey 65 35 100 10
Methods of scientific research MSR 424 Methods of scientific research 65 35 100 10
Economics III ECO 425 Macroeconomic models
Labor economics
65 35 100 10
Internship INT 426 Internship( 1 month) 10 90 100 10
Total 795 405 1200 120

LEVEL V

Module title Module code Content Face to face hours Student hours Tot. Hours Nbr of credits
Monetary economics MEC 511 Money and banking
Financial management
100 50 150 15
Economics IV ECO 512 Advanced macroeconomics
Current economic analysis
100 50 150 15
Economic development ECD 513 International economics
Economic development
Projects design, monitoring and evaluation
130 70 200 20
Statistical administration SAD 514 Organization of a statistical service
Negociation skills
56 35 100 10
Management MAN 521 Management
Financial mathematics
Marketing and website management
130 70 200 20
Internship INT 522 Internship( 2 months) 20 180 200 20
Dissertation DIS 523 Dissertation 20 180 200 20
Total 565 635 1200 120