24 months
36480 AUD/year
28800 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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This Statistics and Operations Research at RMIT University will develop your knowledge of statistical and operations research methodologies.   

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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.

This is achieved using statistical software accompanied by an in-depth understanding of the statistical processes involved. 

You will be particularly knowledgeable, creative and critical in the sense of how you interpret and analyse data. You will also be equipped with the ability to apply knowledge to solve a wide range of real-world problems.  

You’ll be exposed to a wide variety of analytics tools including R, SQL, SAS Enterprise Guide, SAS Enterprise Miner, Python, Java, Julia, CPLEX, Gurobi and Arena.

The Statistics and Operations Research at RMIT University  includes an industry project component and/or minor thesis which will develop your consulting and research skills.


Demand for statistical and operations research skills is growing in a data-driven world.

Graduates are employed by a variety of scientific, commercial and government enterprises, most commonly as data scientists, statisticians, business analysts, consultants, modellers and researchers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Essential Mathematics
  • Data Visualisation and Communication
  • Bpolied Bayesian Statistics  
  • Analysis of Categorical Data 
  • Multivariate Analysis Techniques
  • Statistics of Quality Control and Performance Analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS number: 074919G 

  • An Australian bachelor degree in any discipline, or equivalent OR
  • You may also be considered if you have at least 10 years of work experience in statistics and operations research.   

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36480 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36480 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    28800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28800 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.



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