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Bachelor of Science Major Statistics

Bachelor of Science Major Statistics (BSCI)
CRICOS: 042230E

Entry requirements
Study mode
  • On-campus
  • External
Campus
  • Toowoomba
Duration
  • 3 year(s) (or part-time equivalent)
Start
  • Feb, Jul, Nov

Overview

  • Gain quantitative and problem-solving skills to increase your competitiveness in the job market with the only university in Queensland providing the option to study a Statistics major completely via online study.
  • Your study in Statistics can be combined with the other majors within Bachelor of Science, but could also pair well with other disciplines around the University, such as Engineering, IT, Accounting, or Marketing to expand your career opportunities.
  • Examine the fundamentals of theoretical and applied statistics, mathematical modelling and operations research, as well as practical methods for undertaking analysis, modelling and decision-making.
 

Career outcomes

  • Do you want to graduate with good career prospects? There is currently a shortage of professional statisticians across a range of industries in Australia. Graduates of this degree can find work with the Queensland Office of Gaming Regulation, the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, the Australian Bureau of Statistics and the Queensland Treasury.
  • Wondering about specific roles? You may find work as a financial analyst, systems analyst, risk or focus analyst, business systems analyst, biostatistician, statistical analyst, data analyst, psychological statistician, finance consultant, business analyst or psychometrician.
  • Looking for more career information? Spend some time exploring the Statistical Society of Australia website.

Entry requirements

Subject pre-requisite: Mathematical Methods (Units 3 & 4, C) or equivalent.

To study this degree we also assume you have sound knowledge in:

  • English (Units 3 & 4, C)

We assume that your knowledge is equivalent to a grade C or higher in Units 3 and 4 at high school level (typically studied in Year 12). Find out more about assumed knowledge.

Select the country where you completed your studies to see a guide to the grades you need to apply for this degree. If your country is not listed, you can still apply for this course and we will assess your eligibility. 

English language requirements

You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements and this degree requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent. If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

Pathways

If you don't meet the entry requirements, we have pathway options available to you.

Degree structure

To complete this degree students must complete 24 units. Most courses (similar to ‘subjects’) are valued at 1 unit. To study full-time you would usually complete 4 units per semester.

Courses to be studied Units
Core courses 4
1 x 8-unit major 8
1 x second 8-unit major plus 4 x approved courses 
or 12 x approved courses
12
Total 24

Refer to the USQ Handbook for courses to be studied and recommended enrolment patterns.

Double degrees

You may like to study the Bachelor of Science as part of a double degree to give you the flexibility tailor your degree to your ambition.

Fees and scholarships

Your actual fees may vary depending on the courses you select. We review our fees annually so these may be subject to change.

Approximate annual costs1 for international students' first year of study (8 units) in this degree:

Study Mode Cost
External/Online

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 34800
On-campus

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 34800

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2021. 

Student services and amenities fees

You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

Scholarships

At USQ, we offer a range of scholarships to support your success at university. Find a scholarship that works for you.

How to apply

Complete your online application directly to USQ.

CRICOS: 042230E

USQ accepts applications all year. Semester start dates are:

  • Semester 1, 2021- Monday 22 February, 2021
  • Semester 2, 2021 - Monday 12 July, 2021
  • Semester 3, 2021 - Monday 15 November, 2021.

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