Graduate Statistician

Graduate Statistician (GradStat) is a grade of professional membership of our Society. It provides formal recognition of a member’s statistical qualifications.

Our criteria

To gain GradStat status you must have one of the following:

  • UK honours degree (class I or II) and/or an appropriate higher degree in statistics or a subject with substantial statistical content including theory, methods and practice
  • An appropriate overseas degree (an MSc may be necessary) in statistics or a subject with substantial statistical content including theory, methods and practice
  • The Graduate Diploma of the Society or the Institute of Statisticians

This is a summary of requirements, for full details download the Notes for guidance for applicants for CStat and GradStat (PDF).

Application process

GradStat members must

Why become a GradStat?

Download the Graduate Statistician Award (PDF) to find out the benefits of the GradStats award.

Career development

We encourage GradStat members to undertake suitable professional training and experience, normally for at least five years, that will enable them to apply for Chartered Statistician (CStat) status. Our mentoring service for GradStats offers members help and advice in terms of their professional development. Our mid-term assessment scheme gives members more formal advice on whether they are making good progress towards Chartered.