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Predictive Analytics

Graduate certificate

Learn concepts of data analysis, computing and visualisation, and how analytics can be used to predict future scenarios.

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  • Qualification
    Graduate Certificate in Predictive Analytics
  • Duration
    6 months full-time
  • Credit
    100
  • CRICOS
    092979A
  • Location
    Curtin Perth
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Semester 1, 2023

Applications now open!

12 February 2023

Semester 1, 2024

14 August 2023

8 February 2024

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Why study Predictive Analytics at Curtin?

Cutting-edge

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

Top 1 %

Curtin is ranked in the top one per cent of universities worldwide.

Academic Ranking of World Universities 2022.

Outline

Outline

You will learn the basics of predictive data analytics, and the concepts of data analysis, computing and visualisation. You will also find out how these concepts can be used to predict future scenarios.

Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information.

How this course will make you industry ready

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.

What jobs can the Graduate Certificate in Predictive Analytics lead to?

Experts in predictive analytics are well placed to handle the ‘big data’ issues of the future. They understand how to overlay historical and prediction data with supply chain financial and other business data, and are able to correlate probability assessments for better informed decisions.

What you'll learn

  • comprehend the theoretical background of data analytics and data processing of unstructured data for correct interpretation of the data
  • explain the various approaches to data analysis and appreciate strategies for adapting them to a specific situation
  • assess information from a variety of sources and assisting to develop a plan to optimise data management, processing and prediction
  • communicate data analysis findings in a variety of ways via written, verbal or electronic communications
  • assist in evaluating and selecting appropriately from existing and emerging data analysis and prediction technologies
  • utilise fundamental knowledge to enable further study of new and emerging prediction analysis concepts, issues and management strategies
  • identify the international standards related to the predictive analytics industry; consider issues with a global perspective
  • articulate the ethical issues related to protecting the rights of individuals from diverse cultures; inclusive of Indigenous perspectives and how that maps to ensuring the quality and integrity of data collected and analysed
  • apply lessons learnt in a professional manner to assist in all areas of prediction design, demonstrating leadership and ethical behaviour at all times

Admission criteria

What you need in order to get into this course. There are different pathway options depending on your level of work and education experience.

A recognised bachelor degree.

English requirements

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

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

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)

Writing

6.0

Speaking

6.0

Reading

6.0

Listening

6.0

Overall band score

6.0

Credit for recognised learning (CRL)

Use your experience to get credit towards your degree

Finish your course sooner with credit for your previous study or work experience.

Fees & charges

Domestic fee paying postgraduate

Fee year: 2023

Student type Cost
Domestic $14,745*

Fees are indicative only.

* Based on a first-year full-time study load of 100 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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2023

Semester 1
  • On campus

2024

Semester 1
  • On campus

2025

Semester 1
  • 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

Please review information on how to apply for the campus of your choice

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

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