Graduate Certificate in Applied Statistics


Graduate Certificate in Applied Statistics


The course includes the following awards:

Graduate Certificate in Applied Statistics GradCertAppStats


Graduate Certificate in Applied Statistics (2310AS)

Online - Wagga Wagga

Availability is subject to change, please verify prior to enrolment.

Normal Course Duration

Graduate Certificate in Applied Statistics

Full-time 0.5 years (1.0 sessions)

Part-time 1.0 years (2.0 sessions)

Normal course duration is the effective period of time taken to complete a course when studied Full-time (Full-time Equivalent Duration). Students are advised to consult the Enrolment Pattern for the actual length of study. Not all courses are offered in Full-time mode.

Admission Criteria

CSU Admission Policy

Applicants without a tertiary qualification may be admitted to the Graduate Certificate in Applied Statistics on the basis of professional attainment and/or work experience.


CSU Credit Policy

No special credit arrangements apply.

Graduation Requirement

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 32 points.

Course Structure

The course consists of two core subjects and two restricted electives.

Core subjects

STA401 Scientific Statistics (PG)
STA508 Experimental Design and Analysis (PG)

Restricted Electives

Two of the following:
STA404 Statistical Data Analysis
MTH309 Principles of Operations Research
STA427 Advanced Stastistical Modelling
STA448 Multivariate Statistical Analysis
SPA407 Applied Geostatistics
MKT563 Big Data and Marketing Analytics
JST495 Intelligence and Analytics
ITC516 Data Mining and Analytics
[ ] any other Level 400 or 500 Statistics subject with the approval of the Course Coordinator

Enrolment Pattern

Due to the flexibility of the course requirements, there is no prescribed enrolment pattern. Using the following guidelines, students may choose the order in which they undertake subjects.

Students should complete core subjects first as these are assumed knowledge for a number of the elective choices:

STA427 is offered in session 2 in alternate years commencing 2011
STA448 is offered in session 2 in alternate years commencing 2012


For further information about courses and subjects outlined in the CSU handbook please contact:

Current students

Future students

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: April 2019. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.