The DST offers Statistics as a separate subject from the first year onwards to Physical Science students in the faculty and also to the University of Colombo School of Computing (UCSC). It also conduct the degree program Industrial Statistics & Mathematical Finance ( IS & MF) jointly with the Department of Mathematics, for a direct intake of 90 students.
Applied Statistics Stream
The Applied Statistics theme is introduced with the intention of enhancing the employability of science graduates by developing management and data driven decision making skills. This programme was designed with the collaboration of industry personnel. The Intake for this programme is 20.The IS & FM students and Physical Science students who have taken Statistics as a subject (P2, P4 and P6) at Levels I and II, and who have fulfilled the criteria for following a 4 year degree are eligible to follow this new theme.