Master of Applied Statistics

Macquarie University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00002J; 02942D (ELC)

This program is designed to train graduates for employment as statisticians. Specialised study is also available in the areas of biostatistics, epidemiological methods, generalised linear models, time series and stochastic finance. Students will gain a deep knowledge of statistics with applications for both the public and private sector, and learn how to apply contemporary statistical methods. The program will also cover the latest computational techniques, which is highly valued by employers.

Designed for

Students who wish to work as statisticians or students who are already working in other roles which require a deeper knowledge of statistics


  • 64 credit points
  • minimum 16 credit points at 600 level
  • minimum 48 credit points at 800 level or above


  • Applied statistics
  • Biostatistics
  • Epidemiological methods
  • Graphics imaging
  • Bioinformatics
  • Time series and stochastic finance

Standard entry requirements

  • Australian level 7 bachelor's qualification or recognised equivalent
  • A GPA of 4.50 (out of 7.00)

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
North Ryde
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year

Further information

This course is available for internal and external study.

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