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COURSE

Graduate Diploma in Predictive Analytics

GD-PREDAN

TAUGHT BY: School of Electrical Engineering, Computing and Mathematical Sciences (EECMS)

DURATION

Duration of the course with a full-time study load. Studying part-time will extend the duration of your course.

If duration is not available (N/A) the offering may be part of a larger course.

1year

CREDIT

A full-time study load usually consists of 200 credits (approximately eight units) per year, with 100 credits (approximately four units) in each semester.

200

About offering

This course is designed to prepare you for entry to the multidisciplinary predictive data analytics profession, in which many operations are automated and controlled remotely.

It will provide you with an in-depth background to predictive analytics and the use of computing, including basic concepts of data analysis, computing and visualisation, as well as in-depth understandings on data security, data mining and business applications.

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

Why study Graduate Diploma in Predictive Analytics

  • 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.

Admission criteria

Australia / New Zealand students

International students

A recognised bachelor degree.

English language proficiency

Curtin requires all applicants to demonstrate proficiency in English. Specific English requirements for this course are as outlined in the IELTS table below. Additional information on how you can meet the English requirement can be found on the English proficiency page.

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)
Writing 6.0
Speaking 6.0
Reading 6.0
Listening 6.0
Overall band score 6.5

Course prerequisites

Certificate in Advanced English (CAE): Grade C

Pearson Test of English Academic: 60

Advanced standing / credit transfer / recognition of prior learning

Australia / New Zealand students

International students

Credit for recognised learning (CRL) is the term Curtin uses to describe advanced standing, academic credit or recognition of prior learning.

You may be entitled to credit for recognised learning for formal, non-formal or informal learning.

Formal learning is learning that takes place through a structured program of learning that leads to the full or partial achievement of an officially recognised qualification. Recognised institutions include, but are not limited to, RTO providers and universities. Non-formal learning is adult and community education. Informal learning can include on the job learning or various kinds of work and life experience.

Credit can reduce the amount of study needed to complete a degree.

For further information, please visit our credit for recognised learning webpage or contact our CRL Office on crl@curtin.edu.au or 1300 222 888.

Credit for recognised learning (CRL) is the term Curtin uses to describe advanced standing, academic credit or recognition of prior learning.

You may be entitled to credit for recognised learning for formal, non-formal or informal learning.

Formal learning is learning that takes place through a structured program of learning that leads to the full or partial achievement of an officially recognised qualification. Recognised institutions include, but are not limited to, RTO providers and universities. Non-formal learning is adult and community education. Informal learning can include on the job learning or various kinds of work and life experience.

Credit can reduce the amount of study needed to complete a degree.

For further information, please see our credit for previous study website or contact tne_pathways@curtin.edu.au.

Fees and charges

Australia / New Zealand students

International students

No domestic fee data currently available.

International student indicative fees for 2018

International onshore – fee paying
Offer letter (100 credit) published fee $15,500*
Indicative year 1 fee $31,400*
Total indicative course fee $31,400*
Indicative essential incidental course fee N/A

The indicative fees shown above apply to international students studying on-campus in Western Australia. For information about fees at other locations please visit Curtin International’s offshore site.

How to apply

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  • Curtin course code: GD-PREDAN
  • CRICOS code: 092978B
  • This offering was last updated on: August 20, 2018