This honours program provides you with foundation research skills to underpin your future career as a researcher or practitioner in statistical sciences.
Specifically, honours students develop:
critical thinking capability
experience in analysis and problem solving
knowledge of research theory and methods
research independence and capacity for self-directed learning
Research experience gained as part of an honours program is required for most academic and research positions, and increasingly for positions in other sectors of industry.
In consultation with the program coordinator and your potential supervisor, you will be allocated a project that aims to complement your skills and areas of interest.
As an intending RMIT statistics honours student, you are eligible to attend the AMSI Summer School of Mathematics, and apply for financial support to do so.
Additionally, you may also apply for the AMSI Vacation Research Scholarships for intending honours students where you will have the opportunity to work on a six to 12-week research project and receive support to attend the AMSIConnect conference.
The projects are developed specifically for honours students and may be a preliminary exploration, a smaller component of a bigger research project or part of an existing collaboration with industry.
Discipline areas include:
analysis: survival data, reliability, exploratory data, time series, sequential, decision
data mining, machine learning
game theory and applications
nonparametric statistical techniques
optimisation and applications
statistical quality control
sport, bio, financial, multivariate statistics
supply chain, and stochastic modelling
queueing theory and applications
|Institution Name||RMIT University|
|Campus Location||Melbourne City|
|Course Duration||Full-time 3 years|
|Course University||RMIT University|
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