STATISTICS: - Statistics is the science of collecting, analysing, presenting and interpreting data. 94% BSc Statistics students thought staff were good at explaining things. (Data published by Unistats (unistats.direct.gov.uk) January 2017) ECONOMICS: - In studying economics you will learn how individuals and society make choices about how scarce resources are used, what products are produced and who gets to consume them. These choices depend on evaluating costs, benefits, risks and effects on others. Economics at Glasgow dates back to Adam Smith, who was a Professor at the University in the 18th century and is widely renowned as the father of modern economics.