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.

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 - 2018

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
Melbourne University, which, whilst being a consortium member, no longer offers the BCA award, but rather, its own on-campus program (though it does include one core unit and all the BCA electives)
17 December 2009 - 2020

UNSW: Statistics or Advanced Statistics Major (within any UNSW Bachelor degree)
15 October 2009- 2020

La Trobe University: Major in Statistics
21 June 2005 – 2019

Australian National University: Bachelor of Statistics
8 May 2014 – 2017

Australian National University: The Statistics Major in the Bachelor of Science
8 May 2014 - 2017

Monash University: Bachelor of Commerce (major in business analytics), 
6 April 2017 – 2020


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