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Accredited courses

A university may apply to the Statistical Society to have a specified degree program accredited for a period of 3 years. Graduates who complete such a degree program in the specified years, who are members of the Society and who make application, are entitled to the qualification of Graduate Statistician. To qualify, applicants must hold a four year Honours degree in Statistics, or have achieved a minimum average grade of 65% (that is, a credit average or equivalent) in their Statistical major at third year level or in the Statistics postgraduate coursework in the degree that forms the basis of their application. The application form for Australian residents is available here, and for applicants residing outside Australia here.

Accredited degree courses are entitled to include the following wording in their promotional and other material: "Students who graduate from this degree program will, on joining the Statistical Society of Australia, be automatically entitled to accreditation as a Graduate Statistician. Terms and conditions apply.”

The following courses of study are currently accredited by the Society:

University of Newcastle: Statistics Major in the BSc and the Statistics Major in the BMath
16 June 2011 - 2021

Biostatistics Collaboration of Australia (BCA):   Graduate Diploma of Biostatistics and Master of Biostatistics (The program of the courses is identical across the universities)
Participating universities: 
The University of Adelaide
Macquarie University
Monash University
The University of Queensland
The University of Sydney

17 December 2009 - 8 June 2024

University of Melbourne: Master of Biostatistics (MBiostat) and Graduate Diploma in Biostatistics (GradDipBiostat)
24 November 2021- 2024

UNSW: 

  • Bachelor of Science with Major in Statistics
  • Bachelor of Science (international) with Major in Statistics
  • Bachelor of Actuarial Studies with Major in Statistics
  • Bachelor of Actuarial Studies (co-op) with Major in Statistics
  • Bachelor of Science and Business with Major in Statistics
  • Bachelor of Advanced Science with Major in Statistics
  • Bachelor of Advanced Mathematics (Honours) with Major in Advanced Statistics
  • Bachelor of Data Science and Decisions with Major in Quantitative Data Science
  • Bachelor of Actuarial Studies with Major in Quantitative Data Science
  • Bachelor of Actuarial Studies (co-op) with Major in Quantitative Data Science
  • Master of Statistics
  • Master of Data Science and Decisions with Specialisation in Quantitative Data Science and Decisions
15 October 2009- 2024/24 November 2021 - 2024


La Trobe UniversityMajor in Statistics.  STA2ASM: Applied Statistical Methods must also be completed, either as core in the major or as an elective additional to the major.
21 June 2005 – 2025

Australian National University: Bachelor of Statistics, via the Applied Statistics, Statistical Data Analytics or Theoretical Statistics pathways, where in the last case STAT3015: Generalised Linear Models is included as an elective
26 April 2007 – 2025

Australian National University: The Statistics Major in the Bachelor of Science
26 April 2007 - 2025

Monash University: Bachelor of Commerce (major in business analytics), 
6 April 2017 – 2021

University of Wollongong: Programme in Applied Statistics taken as a major in Bachelor of Mathematics or as prescribed in the Bachelor of Data Science and Analytics
30 September 2021 - 2024





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