Master of Statistics

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The Australian National University
Canberra, Australia
Start - End
27 Jul
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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.

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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.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, 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 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



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