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 The Master of Applied Statistics program from the Swinburne University of Technology comprises coursework, work placements, and a minor thesis. 

Become proficient with statistical software packages, including R, SAS and IBM SPSS, and develop data analysis skills in advanced statistical modelling and measurement. Build your research and evaluation expertise through a consulting unit and a research unit. Supervised professional placements are a critical component of the course and will help you cement your learning in a professional context.

Graduate with the skills and experience to establish yourself as a professional statistician or statistical consultant. Students who complete a master program with appropriate experience are eligible to apply for the award of Accredited Statistician through the Australian Statistical Society.

Career opportunities

Graduates can seek positions as a research officer in a wide variety of areas including government agencies, market research, education, medical and biological sciences, town planning, social research or sports areas.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Statistical Practice 
  • Basic Statistical Computing Using R
  • Research Design
  • Multivariate Statistics
  • Further Statistical Computing Using SAS
  • Forecasting
  • Survey Sampling
  • Structural Equation Modelling 
  • Statistical Decision Making 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description

      Part time is available only for domestic students

  • Credits
    200 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

CRICOS code-096097C

  • Swinburne’s English for Academic Purposes (EAP 5 Advanced level) with overall 70%, all skills 65%
  • Pearson (PTE) minimum score of 58 (no communicative skills less than 50)
  • any other equivalent assessment of English language proficiency.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    34960 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34960 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    24880 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24880 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Melbourne

  • 1501 - 2660 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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