A university may apply to the Statistical Society to have a specified degree program accredited for a period of 3 years. Graduates who complete such a degree program in the specified years, who are members of the Society and who make application, are entitled to the qualification of Graduate Statistician. To qualify, applicants must hold a four year Honours degree in Statistics, or have achieved a minimum average grade of 65% (that is, a credit average or equivalent) in their Statistical major at third year level or in the Statistics postgraduate coursework in the degree that forms the basis of their application.
Accredited degree courses are entitled to include the following wording in their promotional and other material: "Students who graduate from this degree program will, on joining the Statistical Society of Australia, be automatically entitled to accreditation as a Graduate Statistician. Terms and conditions apply.”
The following courses of study are currently accredited by the Society:
University of Newcastle: Statistics Major in the BSc and the Statistics Major in the BMath
Biostatistics Collaboration of Australia (BCA): Graduate Diploma of Biostatistics and Master of Biostatistics (The program of the courses is identical across the universities)
University of Melbourne: Master of Biostatistics (MBiostat) and Graduate Diploma in Biostatistics (GradDipBiostat)
La Trobe University: Major in Statistics. STA2ASM: Applied Statistical Methods must also be completed, either as core in the major or as an elective additional to the major.
Australian National University: Bachelor of Statistics, via the Applied Statistics, Statistical Data Analytics or Theoretical Statistics pathways, where in the last case STAT3015: Generalised Linear Models is included as an elective
Australian National University: The Statistics Major in the Bachelor of Science
Monash University: Bachelor of Commerce (major in business analytics),
University of Wollongong: Programme in Applied Statistics taken as a major in Bachelor of Mathematics or as prescribed in the Bachelor of Data Science and Analytics