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Today’s businesses and government bodies deal with huge quantities of data. There is global demand for professionals with strong analytics skills who can help organisations meet the increasing challenges of organising, storing and manipulating data. The Master of Analytics addresses this demand, and provides you with the mathematical, statistical and computational skills for large-scale data modelling. It caters for students from a variety of disciplines, as well as professionals already working in the industry.
Through your studies you develop advanced analytics and database skills as well as an understanding of the latest theory, tools and techniques for statistical modelling and mathematical simulation.
The Master of Analytics will equip students with advanced analytics and database skills as well as an understanding of the latest developments in theory, tools and techniques for statistical modelling and mathematical simulation. You will complete a range of papers, as well as a research project on a topic of your interest.
- Duration: 1 1/2 years full-time / 3 years part-time
- Start date: 18 July
To qualify for the Master of Analytics, a student must complete 180 points.
COMP809 Data Mining and Machine Learning (15 points)
COMP810 Data Warehousing and Big Data (15 points)
COMP811 Research Methods (15 points)
MATH803 Mathematical Modelling and Simulation (15 points)
STAT802 Advanced Topic in Analytics (15 points)
STAT804 Optimisation and Operations Research (15 points)
SELECT an additional 2 papers (30 points) as electives from:
COMP804 Health Analytics (15 points)
COMP817 Geocomputation (15 points)
INFS812 Bioinformatics (15 points)
MATH802 Financial Mathematics (15 points)
MATH804 Financial Models and Decision Analysis (15 points)
STAT801 Multivariate Analysis (15 points)
STAT803 Official Statistics (15 points)
STAT805 Computational Mathematics and Statistics (15 points)
Or any other postgraduate paper with the approval of the programme leader.
And a 60 point (1 semester) research project
STAT995 Research Project (60 points)
Completed one of the following with a B grade average or higher in papers at level 7
- a relevant bachelor's degree in mathematical sciences
- a relevant graduate diploma in mathematical sciences
In exceptional circumstances an applicant who does not meet the requirements above but who has an appropriate combination of academic and professional experience may be considered for admission subject to completion of any relevant prerequisite papers.
Guidelines to entry
Study abroad fees at AUT University: what you'll pay
2016 fees per semester in NZ dollars
- Tuition fee for Study Abroad: NZ$12,500 per semester
- Enrolment fee: NZ$150
- Learner services levy: NZ$320.08 per 60 points
- Placement fee (internship option only): NZ$800
- AUT Insurance Premium: NZ$294.50 per semester
Other compulsory fees (in addition to tuition fees)
- 2016 Compulsory Student Services Fee - $573.30 for 120 points or $4.77 per academic point (GST incl)
- 2016 Building Levy- $66.85 for 120 points or $0.56 per academic point (GST incl)