Why study statistics online?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.
Statistics is used in any job that depends on data, and is a useful skill to add to a degree. You’ll find stats useful for careers including work in teaching, health care, science, research, sustainability and environmental management, consulting, the private sector and not-for-profits.
- Undertake independent statistical investigations.
- Test a hypothesis and interpret the results.
- Explore sampling and collect data.
- Understand the applications of different sampling methods.
- Examine probability distributions.
- Use data to problem solve and inform decision making.
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