Graduate Certificate in Statistical Programming (3783)

  • Western Sydney University Program Code: 3783
  • AQF Level: 8

CRICOS Code: 105593H

This program applies to students who commenced in 2021 or later.

Industrial and scientific organisations collect data to gain an understanding of their environment and the effects of past and future events. Statistical computing provides insight into processes that generate the data, allowing analysis of the effect of events and the prediction of future events. This course introduces the skills and knowledge, with a strong focus on practical application, required to begin a career in statistical modelling and analytics.

Study Mode

Six months full-time or one year part-time.

Program Advice

Program Advice

Prospective students should visit the following websites for general enquiries about this program.

Enquire about this program| Local Admission | International Admission |


Campus Attendance Mode Advice
Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road Full Time Internal See above
Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road Part Time Internal See above


Applicants must have:

  • Successfully completed an undergraduate degree, or higher, in any discipline; OR
  • Have a minimum of five (5) years full-time equivalent professional work experience in related roles

Applicants seeking admission on the basis of work experience must support their application with a Statement of Service for all work experience listed on the application. 

Statement of Service form

Applications from Australian and New Zealand citizens and holders of permanent resident visas may be made via the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) or directly through the Western Portal. Use the links below to apply via UAC or Western Sydney University. Applications made directly to Western Sydney do not have an application fee.

Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Local applicants who are applying through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) will find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the UAC website. Local applicants applying directly to the University should also use the information provided on the UAC website.

International students currently completing an Australian Year 12 in or outside Australia, an International Baccalaureate in Australia or a New Zealand National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) level 3 must apply via UAC International.

All other International applicants must apply directly to the University via the International Office.  

International students applying to the University through the International Office can find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on their website.

International Office

Overseas qualifications must be deemed by the Australian Education International - National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR) to be equivalent to Australian qualifications in order to be considered by UAC and Western Sydney University.

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 40 credit points which include the subjects listed below.

Students are required to complete the following two core subjects

Core Units

Subject Title Credit Points
COMP 7024Programming for Data Science10
MATH 7016The Nature of Data10
Select one of the following:10
Data Science
And one elective10
Total Credit Points40


Elective subjects must be at Postgraduate Level 7.