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Field of Study

Statistics

Bachelor of Science (Honours)

Learn through theory and practice how to apply the tools of modern statistics to real-world scientific problems.

Examples include the improvement of medical treatments through better experimental design, and the use of meteorological data to assess drought conditions.

Students undertake a research project and advanced level courses in mathematics, statistics, and probability theory.

Highlights

1 in Queensland for statistics and operational research

QS World University Rankings 2020

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Applied statistician
  • Data analyst
  • Big data architect
  • Data and insights analyst
  • Energy market analyst
  • Marketing data analytics manager
  • Data scientist
  • Quantitative analyst
  • Quantitative, risk and financial analyst
  • Quantitative researcher

Graduate salary

Science and mathematics (undergraduate)

$62K–$66K

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How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Research experience
  • Seminars
  • Workshops

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Statistics Honours Research Project
  • Advanced Statistics I
  • Advanced Probability & Stochastic Processes I

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