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Graduate Diploma in Predictive Analytics

  • Qualification:

    Graduate Diploma

  • Study mode:

    On Campus

  • Payment options:

    FEE-HELP may be available
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    1 year full time or part-time equivalent

  • Start date:

    Enquire now for upcoming start dates!

  • Awarded by:

    Curtin University

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What you'll learn

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About this course

We're relying more than ever on data to guide big decision making - and there's never been a greater demand for skilled professionals to take the lead. With the Graduate Diploma in Predictive Analytics from Curtin University, you can gain the qualification that could propel you to the front of a new global shift towards data-driven business - in just one year of study.

From companies understanding customer behaviour in real-time updates to data visualisation, data plays a key role in business and government strategy and decision making. The Graduate Diploma in Predictive Analytics enables you to build a strong theoretical base with practical real-life skills, readying you to join a growing workforce after you graduate.

Last modified: 19 Jan 2017


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

  • Hold a bachelor's degree; OR
  • Hold equivalent credit gained 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 analytics course, the subjects you may study include:

  • Statistical probability
  • Statistical data analysis 1
  • Introduction to computer systems
  • Quantitative techniques for business
  • Fundamentals of programming
  • Data management
  • Fundamental concepts of data security
  • Decision methods and predictive analytics
  • Organisational behaviour for managers
  • Multidisciplinary data visualisation and interpretation
  • Data mining

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 Diploma 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.

Alternatively you can undertake further study and specialisation with a Master of Predictive Analytics at Curtin University.

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

  • Resource Operations Engineer
  • Asset Manager
  • Analyst
  • Data 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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