AU$38,400 (2024 annual)
When you choose to major in statistics with the Bachelor of Science at RMIT you'll link theory to practice and apply your knowledge and practical skills to solve industry problems.
Statistics is the study of data, from design, collection, visualisation, analyses and interpretation. Informed statistical insight is often crucial in influencing and guiding the strategies and decisions taken by organisations, industries, and businesses.
In RMIT’s Statistics major, you’ll be taught to think logically, and learn how to approach theoretical and real-world problems in analytical and creative ways and apply your knowledge to professional and academic contexts.
Throughout your Statistics major, you’ll connect with industry through industry-based projects, workplace visits, lectures from practising professionals and work placements. These opportunities will provide you with real-world experience, grow your network and enhance your employability.
Combine your statistics major with a major in mathematics to undertake work integrated learning projects (capstone experience) working on a real-life industry problem with engagement and feedback from industry professionals. In these projects, you’ll characterise, analyse and solve a range of problems using your new knowledge and skills.
With the Bachelor of Science at RMIT you will enjoy a cross-disciplinary, flexible and personalised degree that allows you to pursue a range of diverse interest areas across business. You will gain practical real-world experience throughout your degree.
Solve current industry problems in your WIL capstone project with feedback and engagement from industry professionals.
Build a balanced combination of soft skills, analytical and problem-solving abilities for deriving insights from large data.
Immerse yourself in global mobility experience that gives you the opportunity to study for one or two semesters abroad.
Hear from Stephanie Demetrios, Bachelor of Science (Statistics), as she talks about the highlights of her studies, the applications of statistics and her career hopes.
RMIT’s Bachelor of Science will equip you with the expertise, experience and professional skills to have a successful career as a scientist.
With the practical, research and soft skills developed and gained through your study in this degree, you can go on to work or undertake further study in a range of areas.
Potential careers for graduates of the Bachelor of Science who choose to major in statistics include:
When you successfully complete this degree, you may also be eligible for entry into an RMIT Honours or Postgraduate degree.
The following guide will help you understand what your subject plan will look like if you decide to major in statistics with the Bachelor of Science:
This combination of knowledge and skills will prepare you for the complexities of the modern science landscape and equip you to make a meaningful impact in your chosen career path.
The following majors (8 subjects per major) allow for a double major with biological sciences to be undertaken:
This is just one of the 8 majors that you can choose from. Visit the Bachelor of Science course page to find full course information, explore your study options, and get details on entry requirements, pathways, fees, plan structure and more.
If you hold a different visa type, you may be eligible. Please contact Study@RMIT for more information.
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RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business - Artwork 'Luwaytini' by Mark Cleaver, Palawa.
Acknowledgement of Country
RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.