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Graduate Certificate in Predictive Analytics

  • Qualification:

    Graduate Certificate

  • Study mode:

    On Campus

  • Payment options:

    FEE-HELP may be available
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    6 months full time or part-time equivalent

  • Start date:

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  • Awarded by:

    Curtin University

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What you'll learn

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About this course

This Graduate Certificate in Predictive Analytics gives you the opportunity to start building the technical and analytical skills needed to enter the exciting predictive data analytics industry.

This Curtin University course covers the basics of predictive data analytics and the concepts of data analysis, computing and visualisation, and teaches you how these concepts can be used to predict future scenarios. You'll study a range of relevant topics, including statistical probability, data management, fundamental concepts of data security and decision methods and predictive analytics.

With this qualification under your belt, you'll be well prepared to pursue a dynamic predictive analytics career in a range of industries.

Last modified: 19 Jan 2017

Eligibility

To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Hold a bachelor's degree; OR
  • Hold the equivalent credit for recognised learning

Regardless of your chosen area of study, Curtin University also requires that you demonstrate sufficient competency in English.

Areas of study

In this predictive analytics course, the subjects you may study include:

  • Quantitative techniques for business; OR
  • Statistical data analysis 1; OR
  • Introduction to computer systems; OR
  • Fundamentals of programming; OR
  • Statistical probability
  • Data management
  • Fundamental concepts of data security
  • Decision methods and predictive analytics

You may be eligible for Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL) if your previous education or work experience meet certain criteria.

Ranked among the top 2 per cent of universities worldwide according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities for 2016, Curtin University is a top-tier institution that puts innovation at the heart of its teaching philosophy.

Thanks to a combination of strong industry partnerships and a commitment to carrying out high-impact research, Curtin brings together some of the most respected researchers from around the globe and offers its students the opportunity to study and conduct research through more than 60 research centres, institutes and collaborations.

Curtin University’s core mission is to transform lives and communities through education. Its dedication to education access is reflected in the university’s array of scholarships and financial assistance programs, its years of experience offering courses online, and innovative initiatives such as its Autism Academy program – a program that aims to harness the unique talents of young people with Autism to provide pathways into the ICT industry.

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Curtin University offers a broad range of student support services to help you perform at your best.Online students have 24-hour access to Curtin’s online learning platform, Blackboard, where they can interact with coursework, submit assignments and collaborate with fellow students. If you encounter any technical problems, Curtin’s IT support team is contactable from 6am-11pm every day during the semester. Curtin also runs free study skills workshops and student mentoring programs on campus to help you progress through your course.

The university also provides support for online and on-campus students that extends beyond your academic studies. This includes free counseling sessions, disability support services and careers advice through its Careers Centre.

Career outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Graduate Certificate in Predictive Analytics from Curtin University.

As a graduate of this course, you can apply your newfound techniques and knowledge in a range of areas, including resource operations engineering, asset management and productivity, finance and investment, actuarial science and health economics.

You can also choose to pursue further study, such as the Graduate Diploma in Predictive Analytics.

Curious about where a career in business could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

  • Resource Operations Engineer
  • Asset Manager
  • Analyst

Payment options & support

Finance options

Eligible students can apply for a FEE-HELP loan to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.

Alternatively, you can pay annually for the units you choose to study in that year.

Curtin University also offers a number of scholarships to successful applicants.

You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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