• Total units 24 Units
• Specialisation code STAT-SPEC
Statistics Specialisation

The Statistics specialisation is designed for students who wish to:

• Develop a greater understanding of statistical principles and their application;
• Improve analytical skills for interpreting and analysing statistical information;
• Gain greater insight into the Australian and international financial markets;
• Increase management skills for dealing with organisations, teams and policy issues; and,
• Expand their applied knowledge in various specialised areas of statistics.

## Learning Outcomes

Graduates who have successfully completed the specialisation in statistics will be able to:

1.     Recognise the important role of statistical principles and their application;

2.     Demonstrate the necessary analytical skills for interpreting and analyzing statistical information;

3.     Demonstrate well developed insight into the Australian and international financial markets;

4.     Justify and communicate the  necessary management skills for dealing with organizations, teams and policy issues, so as to be able to work independently and collaboratively to collect, process, interpret and communicate the outcomes of statistical problems; and,

5.     Demonstrate the skills necessary to critically engage with and evaluate statistical problems.

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## Requirements

This specialisation requires the completion of 24 units, which must consist of:

24 units from completion of the following course(s):

Code Title Units
EMET8005 Economic Models and Introductory Econometrics 6
EMET8012 Business and Economic Forecasting 6
FINM7006 Applied Foundations of Finance 6
MATH1113 Mathematical Foundations for Actuarial Studies 6
STAT6038 Regression Modelling 6
STAT6039 Principles of Mathematical Statistics 6
STAT6043 Life Contingencies 6
STAT6045 Actuarial Techniques 6
STAT6046 Financial Mathematics 6
STAT7001 Applied Statistics 6
STAT7018 Stochastic Modelling 6
STAT7026 Graphical Data Analysis 6
STAT7029 Design of Experiments and Surveys 6
STAT7030 Generalised Linear Models 6
STAT7042 Survival Models 6
STAT7055 Introductory Statistics for Business and Finance 6
STAT8002 Applied Time Series Analysis 6
STAT8003 Biostatistics 6
STAT8027 Statistical Inference 6
STAT8035 Risk Theory 6
STAT8036 Credibility Theory 6
STAT8053 Applied Research Essay 3-24