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What will I learn?

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. The Master of Statistics program will enable you to specialize 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. With an ANU Master of Statistics you will excel in your career literally anywhere is the world.

Learning Outcomes

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 modeling, generalized linear modeling techniques; the principles of data representation, summarization and presentation; multivariate statistical techniques; and, the role and notion of both parametric and non-parametric statistics.

Analyze complex problems by running and interpreting time series models involving dynamic volatility and/or trends.

Analyze 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.

Which department am I in?

ANU College of Business and Economics

CRICOS

082353G

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$47,490.00 (25,83,787) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

25 July 2022, 20 February 2023

Venue

The Australian National University

Acton Campus,

ACTON,

Australian Capital Territory,

2601, CANBERRA, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

To be admitted to the Master of Philosophy program you will be required to have completed at least a three-year Australian degree or equivalent with a result of at least 70%.

For international students

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.

Applicants with an ANU Graduate Certificate of Finance and Actuarial Statistics (Statistics specialisation) with a GPA of 4.5, with at least one course in the field of mathematics from university studies that must cover calculus and linear algebra.

Applicants with a Bachelor Degree or Graduate Certificate in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 24 units (one semester) of credit.

Applicants with a Graduate Diploma or Honours in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 48 units (one year) of credit.

Academic IELTS overall score of 6.5 with at least 6 in each component of the test; TOEFL internet based test score of 80, with a minimum of 20 in Reading and Writing and 18 in Speaking and Listening; TOEFL paper based test score of 570 with TWE score of 4.5; Cambridge CAE Advanced score of 176 overall with at least 169 in all sub skills; PTE Academic score of Overall 64, minimum score of 55 in each section.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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