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This online Foundations of Statistics unit is designed to guide you through statistical investigations, and is a great way to learn how to work with big sets of data and statistical information.
Delivered by Open Universities Australia and Swinburne University, the unit responds to the growing need for students and professionals to analyse data and draw out conclusions and stories from the numbers.
The unit will teach you to gather data and carry out your own independent investigations, drawing your attention to the assumptions and limitations involved in statistical enquiries.
You’ll also be trained to identify research questions, determine appropriate research parameters and analyse the data using the statistical package SPSS for Windows to interpret and report on your findings.
With the exponential growth in data collection, this unit is a must for accountants, data journalists and even marketing professionals.
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You cannot enrol in this unit if you have completed the following unit because it is considered an academic equivalent:
In this foundations of statistics unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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This unit is a great way to familiarise yourself with working with large sets of data and statistics – a skillset that is important to everyone from students studying social sciences through to data journalists and accountants.
By studying this unit, you’ll learn how to:
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If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP for this unit, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. 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.
Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.