GD111 - Graduate Diploma in Statistics (Business)

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Plan: GD111 - Graduate Diploma in Statistics (Business)
Campus: City Campus

Program delivery

Approach to learning and assessment
Work integrated learning
Program structure
Program transition plan

Approach to learning and assessment

By completing this program, you will be offered a flexible combination of lectures, tutorials and computer laboratory classes. Classes are usually held once a week in the evening over a two-hour period. However, business courses may be offered in blocks or over the weekends. If you have any special needs during your time as a student, provisions will include extra tutorials and special assistance in computer laboratory.

The following are details of learning activities contained in the program:

  • Primarily, you will be learning face to face with the lecturers delivering course and other relevant materials. You will be able to access online materials through myRMIT. The lecturers will elucidate course materials through explanation of key concepts. This will be further illustrated with demonstrations and examples.
  • Assessment will test your understanding of course materials. Provision for this will include written assignments and/or project works and written examinations.
  • You will be provided with extra assistance via tutorials. This will aid with any difficulties you encounter with course content and enhance problem solving skills.
  • Group participation through discussions and seminar presentations will encourage teamwork.
  • You will also be encouraged to seek learning materials from other sources such as libraries and the internet.
  • You will be provided with access to state-of-the-art statistical and operations research software. This will be used in the program will provide hands- on - experience required for a statistical analysis of data.

 

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Work integrated learning

RMIT is committed to providing students with an education that strongly links formal learning with workplace experience.  As a student enrolled in an RMIT program you will:

  • Undertake and be assessed on a structured activity that allows you to learn, apply and  demonstrate your professional or vocational practice
  • Interact with industry and community when undertaking this activity
  • Complete an activity in a work context or situation that may include teamwork with other students from different disciplines.
  • Underpin your learning with feedback from interactions and contexts distinctive to workplace experiences

In this program, you will be doing specific course(s) that focus on work integrated learning (WIL).  You will be assessed on professional or vocational work in a work place setting (real or simulated) and receive feedback from those involved in your industry.

Work Integrated Learning (WIL) Courses include:

MATH2191

Completion of this WIL course will involve liaising with industry to define/create the problem; analysing and creating a report; and presenting and receiving feedback from industry partners.

In this program, you will be doing a specific course that focuses on work integrated learning (WIL). You will be assessed on professional or vocational work in a work place setting (real or simulated) and receive feedback from those involved in your industry.

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Program Structure

To graduate you must complete:
 

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Stage A of Program - Note: Not all elective courses listed will be offered every year. Seek advice from the Program Leader if unsure about the appropriateness of the courses you are selecting.

Complete the following Two (2) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Course Code

Campus

Statistical Methods12MATH1324City Campus
Decision Analysis12MATH1293City Campus
AND
Select Two (2) Courses from:

Course Title

Credit Points

Course Code

Campus

Accounting for Management Decisions12ACCT2127City Campus
Corporate Finance12BAFI1059City Campus
Financial Decision Making12BAFI1100City Campus
Financial Econometrics12ECON1195City Campus
Econometric Techniques12ECON1238City Campus
Economic Analysis for Business12ECON1113City Campus
Business Solutions Using Spreadsheet Models12ISYS2043City Campus
The Global Network12ISYS1186City Campus
Legal Aspects of Company Finance12LAW2467City Campus
Marketing Management12MKTG1100City Campus
Consumer Behaviour12MKTG1101City Campus
 
AND

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Stage B of Program - Note: Not all elective courses listed will be offered every year. Seek advice from the Program Leader if unsure about the appropriateness of the courses you are selecting.

Complete the following One (1) Course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Course Code

Campus

Consulting Practice12MATH2191City Campus
AND
Select One (1) Course from:

Course Title

Credit Points

Course Code

Campus

Game Theory and its Applications12MATH1320City Campus
Methods and Models of Operations Research12MATH1326City Campus
Statistics for Quality and Productivity in Industry12MATH1316City Campus
AND
Select Two (2) Courses from:

Course Title

Credit Points

Course Code

Campus

Accounting for Management Decisions12ACCT2127City Campus
Corporate Finance12BAFI1059City Campus
Financial Decision Making12BAFI1100City Campus
Financial Econometrics12ECON1195City Campus
Econometric Techniques12ECON1238City Campus
Economic Analysis for Business12ECON1113City Campus
Business Solutions Using Spreadsheet Models12ISYS2043City Campus
The Global Network12ISYS1186City Campus
Legal Aspects of Company Finance12LAW2467City Campus
Marketing Management12MKTG1100City Campus
Consumer Behaviour12MKTG1101City Campus
 

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Program transition plan

The new core will take effect in 2011. All students will be required to take Consulting as a core.

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