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Introduction to Statistics

Whether you’re headed into the social sciences, looking to work in IT, or just really love studying maths, studying statistics is for you.

Stats is used to underpin investigations, create, collate and test data, examine theories and demonstrate patterns.

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University of South Australia


HR Analytics

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Starts 16 Sep 2024

University of Notre Dame Australia



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Starts 22 Jul 2024

University of Tasmania


Data and Analysis

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Starts 22 Jul 2024

Curtin University


Quantitative Techniques for Business

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University of Southern Queensland

Online & on-campus

2 years full time or part time equivalent

Swinburne University of Technology

Translate theoretical statistical concepts into useable knowledge

Learn quantitative skills in exploratory data analysis, estimation and hypothesis testing, factor and regression analysis, discriminant analysis and forecasting. Gain practical experience using statistical software packages such as SPSS and SAS

100% online

6 months full time or part time equivalent

Macquarie University

Develop key statistics skills

Learn how to collect quality data and interpret it. You’ll study statistical concepts and data analysis techniques. Become the critical thinker and problem solver that business, government and research bodies need. Work towards becoming a statistician.

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6 months full time or part time equivalent

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  • Examine probability distributions.
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