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Master of Science (Mathematics and Planning)

Course code 689

A research program focusing on applied statistics. Areas available for research include mathematical modelling, image analysis, time series analysis, spatial data analysis, geostatistics and spatial modelling.

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Entry requirements

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

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Course code

689

Fees

Domestic fee paying - estimated 1st year indicative fee AUD $21,150

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Duration

2 years full-time or part-time equivalent

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Availability & Campus

JO ML BU OL
Full-time
Part-time
JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

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Entry requirements

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

See Course Entry for further information.

Course code

689

CRICOS code

003773G

Fees

International onshore - estimated 1st year indicative fee AUD $30,550

See Fees and Scholarships for further information

Duration

2 years full-time

See Course Details for further information.

Availability & Campus

JO ML BU OL
Full-time
Part-time
JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

See Course Details for further information.

Course Entry

Admission requirements you'll need to meet for this course.

Course Details

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Semester availability

Semester 1: Study full-time at Joondalup

Semester 1: Study part-time at Joondalup

Semester availability

Semester 1: Study full-time at Joondalup

Course Structure

Year 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
RES5115Research Preparation: Principles and Approaches20
MAT5215Introduction to Geostatistics20
SCI5140Current Issues in Natural Sciences20
ASP5113Masters Thesis 120
ASP5114Masters Thesis 220
And
MAT5218 ^Geostatistical Methods20
Or
MAT5212 ^Biostatistics20

Note: Students who have completed MAT5215 Introduction to Geostatistics, or equivalent, should enrol in MAT5219 Modelling and Simulation.

Year 2
Unit Code Unit TitleCredit Points
Students are required to continue re-enrolling in the thesis component of their study until the thesis is submitted for examination.
MAT6200Masters Thesis

^ Core Option

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For more detailed unit information for this course take a look at our Handbook. To organise your life for next semester visit the Semester timetable.

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Course notes

Important course notes

Course Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply cognitive, technical and creative skills to investigate, analyse and synthesise complex ideas, concepts and theories in an area of mathematical sciences.
  2. Apply communication and collaboration skills to analyse, interpret, and disseminate research that makes a contribution to knowledge in mathematical sciences.
  3. Reflect critically on a complex body of specialist knowledge and understanding of recent developments and methods applicable to the field of mathematical sciences.
  4. Use high-level self-management skills to plan and execute a substantial piece of research.

Fees and Scholarships

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AUD $21,150 *

* Domestic fee paying - estimated 1st year indicative fee

The 'Estimated 1st year indicative fee' is provided as a guide only, based on a typical enrolment of students undertaking the first year of this course. At ECU, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee, so the total cost of your course will vary, depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your course offer, however you can use our Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you’ll need to pay. ECU fees are adjusted annually.

AUD $30,550 *

* International onshore - estimated 1st year indicative fee

The 'Estimated 1st year indicative fee' is provided as a guide only, based on a typical enrolment of students undertaking the first year of this course. At ECU, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee, so the total cost of your course will vary, depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your course offer, however you can use our Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you’ll need to pay. ECU fees are adjusted annually.

Scholarships

ECU has a scholarship program that provides many opportunities each year to students undertaking studies here.

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Career Opportunities

Possible future job titles

Mathematician, Statistician

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