Statistics courses

Don’t risk being average—do meaningful work

Help me choose a course

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.

Daniel studied business with Griffith University, through Open Universities Australia,

Discover statistics courses

Online statistics subjects and short courses

Discover 36 ways to study statistics with leading Australian universities.

Explore statistics courses

Statistics study FAQs

Why study statistics online?

Statistics highlights

  • Undertake independent statistical investigations.
  • Test a hypothesis and interpret the results.
  • Explore sampling and collect data.

Statistics specialisations

  • Understand the applications of different sampling methods.
  • Examine probability distributions.
  • Use data to problem solve and inform decision making.

We’re here to guide you to the right uni course

A student leaping from one side of a platform to another, with a blue sky in the background.

Open Universities Australia is a not-for-profit organisation helping every Australian to access thousands of university courses.

Over 479,000 students have enrolled in university through us since 1993.

Student reviews

Why study through us? Students say it best.

We’re here to support your studies from enrolment to completion 7 days a week.

How we can help you

Studying through Open Universities Australia means we take care of the guesswork and administration of university study, so you can focus on learning.

You don't need a strong academic history to go to uni

We make it possible for everyone to start university through single subjects, regardless of ATAR or study experience. These subjects are covered by government loans, and can be used to upskill or gain entry into a qualification.

You have the flexibility to start at multiple points during the year

We’re not restricted by a traditional academic calendar, so you can enrol when it suits your life. You also have total control over how you study. You can scale up (or down) your study load and even pause your course if you need to.

You can rely on us as an unbiased destination for online tertiary education

As a not for profit, we have your best interests at heart. Our advisors are here 7 days a week to guide and support you. It’s our priority to get you qualified with the university of your choice.

Enrol in courses from 28 of Australia's leading universities

Southern Cross University logoUniversity of Tasmania logo
Bond University logoThe University of Notre Dame Australia logo
University of New England logoEdith Cowan University logo
University of South Australia logoTorrens University Australia logo
Charles Sturt University logoLa Trobe University logo
University of New South Wales logoDeakinCo. logo
Curtin University logoUniversity of the Sunshine Coast logo
Australian National University logoMurdoch University logo
RMIT University logoSwinburne University logo
Victoria University logoUniversity of Adelaide logo
The University of Newcastle logoGriffith University logo
Macquarie University logoAustralian Catholic University logo
The University of Queensland logoUniversity of Southern Queensland logo
James Cook University Australia logoFlinders University logo

Our friendly student advisors are here to help

We're here to guide you every step of the way with expert advice on:

  • Choosing a course that suits you best
  • Enrolling, and planning your studies
  • Understanding your funding options

Call, message, or chat with an advisor today.

Contact us

Talk to a student advisor

We'll be in touch to answer your questions, usually within 30 minutes during business hours.