We have a reputation as one of Australia's most progressive teaching departments in the mathematical and statistical sciences.
This course gives you the opportunity to further your understanding of the statistical modelling of physical, biological and economic phenomena, so you can contribute to applied research and development in industry, commerce and research.
It places particular emphasis on data analysis using computer-related technology and to the fundamental theory of applied statistics methodology. You can select studies from a wide range of components, and you will have the opportunity to complete a minor thesis in your second year.
As part of this course, you may complete subjects offered through the Key Centre of Statistical Science (KCSS), which comprises of La Trobe University, Monash University and RMIT. Additionally, you can also complete appropriate subjects offered nationally through the Access Grid Room Network.
Once you complete your first year of the Master of Statistical Science, you're eligible for accreditation as an Accredited Statistician (AStat) by the Statistical Society of Australia Inc, provided you have four years of practical experience in applied statistics.
Australian Bachelor's degree, or an international equivalent, including a sufficiently good pass in third-year statistics or its equivalent. Applicants with an Honours degree in statistics or equivalent may be accepted into the second year of the Masters course.
Indicative (2015): $19,520 per 120 credit points.
Recipient: La Trobe University
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