Statistics and Operations Research, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • English (schedule IELTS)
    Language
University rank #247 (QS) ,
Further your understanding of the modelling of physical, biological and economic phenomena to contribute to applied research and development in industry, commerce and research.

About

The program will develop your knowledge of statistical and operations research methodologies. You’ll combine a theoretical foundation with practical applications of current techniques employed by practising engineers, scientists and other professionals in industry, research, consulting, teaching and business.

State-of-the-art statistical and operations research software used in the program will provide you with the hands-on experience required for a statistical analysis of data. You’ll be exposed to a wide variety of analytics tools including SQL, SAS Enterprise Guide, SAS Enterprise Miner, R, Python, Java, Julia, CPLEX, Gurobi and Arena.

The program includes a consulting component and/or minor thesis which will develop your consulting and research skills.

Based on your previous studies you may be eligible for exemptions that may shorten your program duration to one year full-time.

Accreditation

Professional recognition and accreditation
Graduates are eligible for membership of the following organisations:
  • Statistical Society of Australia Inc. (SSAI)
  • Australian Society for Operations Research (ASOR)
  • American Statistical Association (ASA)
  • Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS).

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Essential Mathematics
  • Mathematical Modelling and Decision Analysis
  • Introduction to Statistical Computing
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Database Concepts

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    192 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    92

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    580

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score (Grade B):

    193

    C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

Academic Requirements

  • A bachelor degree
  • At least 10 years of relevant work experience

Tuition Fee

  • National Applies to you

    23040 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23040 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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