Master of Statistics and Operations Research

RMIT University

The program combines statistics fundamentals and operations research to find solutions to industry problems. Students are exposed to the techniques scientists, market researchers, financial analysts, economists and consultants use in various commercial and government organisations. The program will introduce students to contemporary statistical and operations research software and give the students in-depth understanding of processes involved. There are two major areas from which the student can select courses during the program: statistics and operations research. Students will acquire a basic knowledge in both areas.

Course Fee:

Australian: $46,080
International: $59,520

Entry Requirements:

A bachelor degree OR At least 10 years of relevant work experience International qualifications are assessed according to the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).


192 credit points. This incorporates the Graduate Diploma (96 credit points).

Subjects you can Study:

Statistics and operations research

Study Pathways:

If applicants have successfully completed bachelor degree or above level qualifications majoring in analytics, statistics, operations research, information technologies, information security, computer science, geospatial science or a relevant discipline you will be eligible for exemptions. If students choose to exit this degree after completing 96 credit points (equivalent to two semesters full time study), students will eligible to be awarded the Graduate Diploma in Statistics and Operations Research (GD120). Note that the exemptions mentioned above cannot be used to exit with a Graduate Diploma. Upon completion of the program, if students wish to continue their studies with a PhD degree, may need to have completed MATH1332 Minor Thesis.


Statistical Society of Australia Inc. (SSAI) Australian Society for Operations Research (ASOR) American Statistical Association (ASA) Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS).

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00122A

Related Careers:

Mathematician, Statistician,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
City No info No Full time 2 years
City No info No Part time 4 years
Founded in 1887, RMIT became a university in 1992. It offers both higher education and vocational education courses with over 82,000 students including 31,160 international students, of whom 18,860 are taught outside Australia (almost 7,000 at RMIT Vietnam).

Over 900 courses exist to graduate at all levels, including certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas and associate, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. RMIT University is a global university of technology and design offering areas of study including: aerospace and aviation; architecture, building and planning; art and design; business; communication; community and welfare; computing and information systems; education and training; engineering and related technologies; environment; health sciences; humanities, social sciences and legal; manufacturing and processing; and science and mathematics.

RMIT has three campuses in Melbourne, Australia, with smaller sites at Hamilton and Point Cook. Main campus in Melbourne's CBD is spread over a number of Melbourne city blocks. There are art galleries, cinemas, bookshops and cafes on campus. The Brunswick campus is six kilometres from the city and offers state-of-the-art specialist graphic technology, fashion and textile facilities - with access to the on-campus International Fibre Centre. The Bundoora campus is set in extensive parklands and offers courses in life sciences, education and manufacturing/mechanical engineering.

RMIT also two campuses in Vietnam and a centre in Barcelona, Spain. They also offer programs through partners in Singapore, Hong Kong, mainland China, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Belgium, Spain and Germany, and enjoy research and industry partnerships on every continent.

RMIT was awarded the Premier's Award for International Education and the award for Excellence in the inaugural Victorian International Education Awards.

Provider CRICOS: 00122A

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