As the world becomes increasingly dependent on analysing and interpreting data, the demand for highly trained statisticians continues to grow. Those with expert knowledge and skills in applied statistics will be able to advance their career in this increasingly important field, particularly in organisations such as research institutes, insurance companies, financial institutions, medical institutions, government departments and industries.
The Master of Applied Statistics concentrates on specialised areas of study, such as biostatistics, data mining, epidemiological methods, generalised linear models, marketing research, time series and stochastic finance. It has a strong focus on the application of contemporary statistical methods and the use of the latest computational techniques. The development of relevant computing skills also forms an integral part of this degree.
All Macquarie University applicants are required to provide evidence of English language proficiency. The standard of English required for entry is based on the IELTS Academic test. Other accepted evidence of English proficiency, including minimum scores on other English tests and qualifications, can be checked using the conversion tool.
The required standard of English for this degree is:
The required standard of English
IELTS band - Minimum score required is 6.5
You may also satisfy the English language requirements by:
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