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Predictive Analytics

Graduate Diploma

GD-PREDAN

Course
Graduate Diploma in Predictive Analytics
Duration
1 year full-time
Credit
200
Location
Curtin Perth

Outline

Increase your understanding of data analysis, computing and visualisation.

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Cutting-edge

Learn to apply your studies to real industry challenges and situations.

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This course will provide you with an in-depth background to predictive analytics, data security, data mining, business applications and computing, including basic concepts of data analysis and visualisation. 

Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information. 

Why study

  • Data analytics is used to analyse data in order to draw conclusions - whereas predictive analytics is a newly emerging field that allows us to utilise this data in order to predict future outcomes, allowing companies to make better informed decisions and execute efficient strategies on disruptive technologies.
  • Predictive analytics can be applied to many fields of interest, from resource operations engineering, asset management and productivity, and finance and investment, to actuarial science and health economics.

What you'll learn

  • assess the theoretical background basis of data analytics and data processing of unstructured data to produce a qualified interpretation of the data
  • evaluate the various approaches to data analysis and develop a strategy for adapting them to a specific situation
  • evaluate and synthesise information from a variety of sources and develop a plan to optimise data management, processing and prediction
  • communicate effectively with a wide range of people from different discipline areas, professional positions and countries; able to communicate data analysis findings in a variety of ways via written, verbal or electronic communications
  • evaluate and select appropriately from existing and emerging data analysis and prediction technologies
  • engage in continual updating of knowledge with regard to new and emerging prediction analysis concepts, issues and management strategies
  • evaluate, interpret and apply the international standards related to the predictive analytics industry. Solve problems with a global perspective
  • identify the ethical issues related to protecting the rights of individuals from diverse cultures including Indigenous perspectives and how that maps to ensuring the quality and integrity of data collected and analysed
  • apply lessons learnt in a professional manner in all areas of prediction design, demonstrating leadership and ethical behaviour at all times

Admission criteria

A recognised bachelor degree.

Curtin requires all applicants to demonstrate proficiency in English. Specific English requirements for this course are outlined in the IELTS table below.

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)
Writing6.0
Speaking6.0
Reading6.0
Listening6.0
Overall band score6.5

You may demonstrate English proficiency using the following tests and qualifications.

Advanced standing

At Curtin, we understand that everyone’s study journey has been different.

You may have already studied some of the units (subjects) listed in your Curtin course, or you may have work experience that matches the degree requirements.

If this applies to you, you can apply for credit for recognised learning (CRL), which means your previous study is recognised and matched against a similar unit in your intended Curtin course.

A successful CRL application exempts you from having to complete certain units within your course and means you could finish your degree in a shorter amount of time.

CRL is also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing and credit transfer.

Use the CRL search to find out how much CRL you qualify for, or contact us at:

Email: crl@curtin.edu.au

Tel: 1300 222 888

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Fees & charges

Domestic fee paying postgraduate

Fee year: 2021

Student typeCost
Domestic $27,400*

Fees are indicative only.

* Based on a first-year full-time study load of 200 credits. The total cost will depend on your course options (i.e. units selected and time taken to complete).

Location

For start dates, please view the academic calendar.

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2021

Semester 2
  • On campus

2022

Semester 1
  • On campus
Semester 2
  • On campus

2023

Semester 1
  • On campus
Semester 2
  • On campus

2024

Semester 1
  • On campus
Semester 2
  • On campus

All endeavours are made to ensure location information for courses is up to date but please note they are subject to change.

The University reserves the right to withdraw any unit of study or program which it offers, to impose limitations on enrolment in any unit or program, and/or to vary arrangements for any program.

How to apply

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Please note that each campus has different application deadlines. Please view our application deadlines page for further information.

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  • Curtin course code: GD-PREDAN
  • CRICOS code: 092978B
  • Last updated on: September 20, 2021