Statistics and Operations Research, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
  • English (book IELTS)
University rank #247 (QS) ,
Further your understanding of the modelling of physical, biological and economic phenomena to contribute to applied research and development in industry, commerce and research.


The program will develop your knowledge of statistical and operations research methodologies. You’ll combine a theoretical foundation with practical applications of current techniques employed by practising engineers, scientists and other professionals in industry, research, consulting, teaching and business.

State-of-the-art statistical and operations research software used in the program will provide you with the hands-on experience required for a statistical analysis of data. You’ll be exposed to a wide variety of analytics tools including SQL, SAS Enterprise Guide, SAS Enterprise Miner, R, Python, Java, Julia, CPLEX, Gurobi and Arena.

The program includes a consulting component and/or minor thesis which will develop your consulting and research skills.

Based on your previous studies you may be eligible for exemptions that may shorten your program duration to one year full-time.


Professional recognition and accreditation
Graduates are eligible for membership of the following organisations:
  • 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).

Programme Structure

  • The Master consists of 192 credit points. After completing 96 credit points of study approved by the Program Manager, you may exit with a graduate diploma.
  • You'll complete core studies in analytics, statistics and operations research and can choose from a diverse range of electives.
  • The MC004P12 plan below shows the detailed structure.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    192 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Book IELTS
  • Minimum required score (Grade B):


    The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

  • A bachelor degree
  • At least 10 years of relevant work experience

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    25920 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25920 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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