• Total units 24 Units
• Areas of interest Statistics
• 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

1. Recognise the important role of statistical principles and their application;
2. Demonstrate the necessary analytical skills for interpreting and analysing 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 organisations, teams and policy issues, 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 engage with and evaluate statistical problems critically.

## Other Information

Students wishing to gain entry to a further program in Statistics or Actuarial Studies are advised to seek course selection advice from the program convenor. If you are unsure who the program convenor is, please contact info.cbe@anu.edu.au.

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## Requirements

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

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

EMET8005 - Econometric Methods and Modelling

EMET8012 - Business and Economic Forecasting

FINM7006 - Applied Foundations of Finance

STAT6018 - Stochastic Processes

STAT6026 - Graphical Data Analysis

STAT6027 - Statistical Inference

STAT6029 - Design of Experiments and Surveys

STAT6042 - Survival Models

STAT6043 - Life Contingencies

STAT6045 - Actuarial Techniques

STAT6046 - Financial Mathematics

STAT7038 - Regression Modelling

STAT7039 - Principles of Mathematical Statistics

STAT7055 - Introductory Statistics for Business and Finance

STAT8002 - Applied Time Series Analysis

STAT8053 - Applied Research Essay

STAT8130 - Generalised Linear Models

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