RMIT University

Bachelor of Science (Applied Mathematics and Statistics)

RMIT University
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Why study this course

Students gain skills and knowledge to prepare for a career in statistics and operations research through statistical and mathematical computation and modelling. Students apply problem-solving and data analysis to industry problems ranging from banking and finance to environmental modelling. Statisticians are employed often as part of multidisciplinary teams in a range of industries and businesses that require decision making based on data. The environmental, financial, marketing, medical and sporting sectors are some such industries. First year provides foundation studies in statistics and mathematics. Second and third year studies include projects and placements within industry; a focus on statistical analysis and computing; linear models and design of experiments; sampling and quality control; statistical inference; multivariate analysis forecasting; operations research methods and sports statistics.

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Roles related to this course: Statistician, Data Analyst, Research Analyst, Business Analyst, and 2 more.


Graduates are eligible to apply for graduate membership to the Statistical Society of Australia and graduate membership to the Australian Society for Operations Research.

Entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent; OR
  • Completion of a Certificate IV or higher; OR
  • Completion of at least four subjects at undergraduate level

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Melbourne City

The course duration and available study modes can vary depending on the campus.

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Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether you are eligible for a subsidy, concession, or government loan
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

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What to know before you apply

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Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.

Visit RMIT University's website to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

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Bachelor of Science (Applied Mathematics and Statistics)

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