• Offered by Rsch Sch of Finance, Actuarial Studies & App Stats
  • ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
  • Classification Transitional
  • Course subject Statistics
  • Areas of interest Finance, Statistics
  • Academic career Postgraduate
  • Course convener
    • Dr Gen Nowak
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course STAT4055
  • Offered in First Semester 2017
    Second Semester 2017
    Spring Session 2017
    See Future Offerings

This course aims to facilitate an understanding of basic statistical techniques used for the analysis of financial and investment data.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the requirements for this course, students will be able to:
• Explain and use basic financial statistical techniques and concepts;
• Use a variety of statistical approaches to analyse financial and investment data;
• Solve problems using the principles of probability;
• Recognise and use different statistical distributions;
• Perform calculations and interpret results of a variety of estimation techniques;
• Conduct and explain the results of a hypothesis test;
• Carry out and interpret an analysis of variance test and compare the difference between two or more sets of data;
• Apply and interpret regression models.

Other Information

STAT7055 in Spring Session (intensive mode) is scheduled for the students of Master of Applied Data Analytics. CBE students should enrol the course offered either at Semester 1 or 2.

See the course outline on the College courses page. Outlines are uploaded as they become available. 

Indicative Assessment

Typical assessment may include, but is not restricted to: a mid-semester exam and a final exam.

The ANU uses Turnitin to enhance student citation and referencing techniques, and to assess assignment submissions as a component of the University's approach to managing Academic Integrity. While the use of Turnitin is not mandatory, the ANU highly recommends Turnitin is used by both teaching staff and students. For additional information regarding Turnitin please visit the ANU Online website.

Workload

Students are expected to commit at least 10 hours per week to completing the work in this course. This will include at least 3 contact hours per week and up to 7 hours of private study time.

Requisite and Incompatibility

You are not able to enrol in this course if you have completed STAT1008 or STAT1003. Incompatible with STAT4055. Incompatible with STAT4055

Specialisations

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
Band 2
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2017 $3660
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2017 $4878
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
2952 20 Feb 2017 27 Feb 2017 31 Mar 2017 26 May 2017 In Person

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
7915 24 Jul 2017 31 Jul 2017 31 Aug 2017 27 Oct 2017 In Person

Spring Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
Intensive Course
9653 02 Oct 2017 06 Oct 2017 20 Oct 2017 01 Dec 2017 In Person

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