This Honours plan requires the completion of 48 units, which must consist of:
48 units from completion of the Statistics Honours specialisation
An AQF Level 7 Bachelor Degree or equivalent, completed within the last two years:
In a cognate discipline
With the requirements specified in the Statistics Honours Specialisation
The number of places available in the program may be limited by the Dean due to supervisory capacity.
Finance, Economics, Commerce, Actuarial Studies, Statistics, Mathematics and Science
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Honours in Statistics is a program offered within the Research School of Finance, Actuarial Studies and Applied Statistics that offers students who have excelled in their undergraduate studies a challenging but rewarding year of study in statistics. We seek outstanding students who are keen to undertake independent statistical research with the guidance from academic staff. Past students graduating from the Honours in Statistics program have been highly successful in professional practice and a number have progressed to PhD studies.
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Demonstrate a sound knowledge and critical understanding of research design and methods
Apply that knowledge to the development of a research proposal and research plan
Develop the capacity to perform high-level independent research
Exhibit in-depth knowledge of their chosen research topic
Demonstrate a high level of ability to critically analyse statistical inferential approaches.
Information on inherent requirement is currently not available for this program.
The Bachelor of Statistics (Honours) will be commencing in Semester 1 (February) and Semester 2 (July) each year
Deadline for S1 is 30th November (11:55pm Australian Eastern Daylight Time).
Deadline for S2 is 31st May (11:55pm Australian Eastern Time)
Notification of outcome: Applicants will be notified of the outcome for admission by
S1: 15th January
S2: 10th July
If applicants are successful in receiving an offer, the acceptance deadlines are
S1: 31st January
S2: 13th July
Applicants must provide complete documentation, including a certified or coloured copy of testamur and final transcript (except for ANU students). Applicants must also provide a Statement of Purpose, which must include:
1. Reasons for applying to the honours program, including discussion of the specific skills they would like to develop during the honours year.
2. Proposed research topic for the honours year or discussion of specific research interests that the applicant would like to pursue during honours. It is highly desirable that the applicant has an agreed supervisor at the time of applying
3. How completion of the honours program will help the applicant in their future career.
All of the documents are required by:
S1: 10th December
S2: 3rd July