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Australian National University

24 months
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The Statistics program at the Australian National University will enable you to specialise in any of a large number of areas, as well as receive rigorous training in core statistical application and theory. This will set you up as a professional statistician whose services will be highly sought-after.  

Overview

In disciplines as diverse as biology, economics, actuarial studies, psychology, physics, archaeology, medicine and information technology, there is always a need for qualified statisticians to make proper sense of the data.  

Upon successful completion of the Statistics program at the Australian National University, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate statistical computing skills for use in quantitative and data-based problem solving. 
  • Understand and be able to apply the processes and applications of: multiple linear regression, survey design; mathematical statistics, stochastic modelling, generalised linear modelling techniques; the principles of data representation, summarisation and presentation; multivariate statistical techniques; and, the role and notion of both parametric and non-parametric statistics.
  • Analyse complex problems by running and interpreting time series models involving dynamic volatility and/or trends.
  • Analyse and interpret data in various contexts using appropriate methodology.
  • Work independently and collaboratively to collect, process, interpret and communicate the outcomes of fundamental research questions in applied statistics.

Career Options

Graduates from ANU have been rated as Australia's most employable graduates and among the most sought after by employers worldwide.

The latest Global Employability University Ranking, published by the Times Higher Education, rated ANU as Australia's top university for getting a job for the fourth year in a row.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Regression Modelling
  • Principles of Mathematical Statistics
  • Applied Statistics 
  • Generalised Linear Models
  • Statistical Learning
  • Statistical Inference
  • Advanced Stochastic Processes
  • Electives

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

96 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 082353G 

  • At a minimum, all applicants must meet program-specific academic/non-academic requirements, and English language requirements. Admission to most ANU programs is on a competitive basis. Therefore, meeting all admission requirements does not automatically guarantee entry. 
  • Applicants must present a Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 5.0/7.0, with at least one course in the field of mathematics that must cover calculus and linear algebra.

Tuition Fee

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    47754 AUD/year
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  • National

    32840 AUD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 32840 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Canberra

1425 - 2504 AUD /month
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