Statistics Innovation

The Statistics Innovation Specialisation in the Master of Science is intended to equip students with specialised knowledge and skills to create and develop innovative, practical ideas in Statistics.

Course and Specialization Requirements
Completion of a minimum of 40 credit points (cp), including 16cp from 600 level and 24cp from 800 level prescribed units.

Detailed Course Units

A. FOSC 800 level (24 cp)

Semester 1 Credit Points Semester 2 Credit Points
FOSC804 – Leadership in Science Research and Innovation 4 FOSC805 – Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Science and Technology 4
FOSC806 – Science Innovation Internship 16 FOSC806 – Science Innovation Internship 16

B. Choose 16 cp from following STAT and MATH 600 level units

Semester 1 Credit Points Semester 2 Credit Points
STAT670 – Introductory Statistics 4 STAT670 – Introductory Statistics 4
STAT680 – Applied Statistics 4 STAT683 – Introduction to Probability 4
MATH604 – Mathematical Modelling 4

C. Choose 16 cp from following STAT 800 level or above units

Semester 1 Credit Points Semester 2 Credit Points
STAT806 – Statistical Inference 4 STAT811 – Generalized Linear Models 4
STAT810 – Statistical Theory 4 STAT818 – Epidemiological Methods 4
STAT814 – Statistical Design 4 STAT821 – Multivariate Analysis 4
STAT823 – Statistical Graphics 4 STAT822 – Time Series 4
STAT827 – Survival Analysis 4 STAT826 – Market Research and Forecasting 4
STAT828 – Data Mining 4
STAT830 – Statistical Methods in Bioinformatics 4
STAT878 – Modern Computational Statistical Methods 4

D. Choose 8 cp from the following list for eligible 800 level or above units

BIOL 800 level or above units

Semester 1 Credit Points Semester 2 Credit Points
BIOL861 – Conservation and Management of Wild Populations 4 BIOL860 – Biology Research Experience 4
BIOL875 – Contemporary Conservation in Australia 4 BIOL870 – Conservation in Practice 4
BIOL877 – Topics in Australian Marine Science 4 BIOL872 – Cross Institutional Study B
BIOL893 – Advanced Marine Conservation and Management 4 BIOL874 – Biodiversity Survey and Monitoring
BIOL860 – Biology Research Experience 4 BIOL876 – Climate Change Impacts
BIOL870 – Conservation in Practice 4 BIOL887 – Regional and Global Conservation
BIOL872 – Cross Institutional Study B 4  

CBMS 800 level or above units

Semester 1 Credit Points Semester 2 Credit Points
CBMS810 – Application of Nuclear Science to Medicine 4 CBMS807 – Bioethics and Biotechnology 4
CBMS825 – Chemical Analysis II 4 CBMS833 – Functional Proteomics 4
CBMS832 – Protein Discovery and Analysis 4 CBMS837 – Biochemistry and Cell Biology 4
CBMS836 – Molecular Biology and Genomics 4 CBMS842 – Advanced Medicinal Chemistry 4
CBMS860 – Analytical Measurement Uncertainty and Method Validation 4 CBMS861 – Laboratory Quality Systems 4
CBMS880 – Molecular and Medical Biotechnology 4

ENVS 800 level or above units

Semester 1 Credit Points Semester 2 Credit Points
ENVS803 – Science in Environmental Management 4 ENVS805 – Air and Water Quality 4
ENVS804 – Climate Change and The Climate System 4 ENVS807 – Environmental Measurement and Analysis 4
ENVS808 – Introduction to Geographic Information Science for Postgraduates 4 ENVS811 – Coastal Environmental Science 4
ENVS810 – Environmental Economics 4 ENVS818 – Environmental Planning 4
ENVS825 – Sustainable Development: Introductory Principles and Practices 4 ENVS819 – Environmental Health 4
ENVS827 – Engaging Society with Sustainable Development 4 ENVS828 – Research Methods for Sustainable Development 4
ENVS834 – Environmental Research Report 4 ENVS829 – Pollution Control and Waste Management 4
ENVS844 – Sustainability Consultancy Work Practice 4 ENVS898 – Management of Degraded Environments 4

GEOS 800 level or above units

Semester 1 Credit Points Semester 2 Credit Points
GEOS800 – Earth Science Project 4 GEOS800 – Earth Science Project 4
GEOS807 – Problems in Sedimentary Geology 4 GEOS807 – Problems in Sedimentary Geology 4
GEOS813 – Geophysics Reading Project 4 GEOS809 – Geophysics Laboratory Project 4
GEOS876 – Advanced Geochemical Applications and Techniques 4 GEOS901 – Problems in the Earth Sciences 4
GEOS901 – Problems in the Earth Sciences 4 GEOS929 – Geophysical Data Processing 4

ITEC 800 level or above units

Semester 1 Credit Points Semester 2 Credit Points
ITEC812 – Special Topic in Information Technology 4 ITEC812 – Special Topic in Information Technology 4
ITEC832 – Enterprise Application Integration 4 ITEC830 – Web Data Technologies 4
ITEC841 – Information Systems Project and Risk Management 4 ITEC842 – Enterprise Management 4
ITEC873 – Machine Learning 4 ITEC851 – Mobile Data Networks 4
ITEC854 – Security Management 4
ITEC874 – Big Data Technologies 4

STAT 800 level or above units

Semester 1 Credit Points Semester 2 Credit Points
STAT806 – Statistical Inference 4 STAT811 – Generalized Linear Models 4
STAT810 – Statistical Theory 4 STAT818 – Epidemiological Methods 4
STAT814 – Statistical Design 4 STAT821 – Multivariate Analysis 4
STAT823 – Statistical Graphics 4 STAT822 – Time Series 4
STAT827 – Survival Analysis 4 STAT826 – Market Research and Forecasting 4
STAT828 – Data Mining 4
STAT830 – Statistical Methods in Bioinformatics 4
STAT878 – Modern Computational Statistical Methods 4

Suggested study plan for specialisation in Statistics Innovation:

MSc-Stat-Innov-S1-2018-withRPL
MSc-Stat-Innov-S1-2018-noRPL