A course unit is a single subject offered as part of a program of study, but can be completed individually. You may receive Recognition of Prior Learning for studying this unit.
If you're an IT professional who's fascinated by data and ready to get into a new area of the industry, Monash Online's single-unit Modelling for Data Analysis course is a great first step.
Delivered entirely online, this course examines the statistical modelling foundations underlying data analysis. You'll be introduced to various analytic tasks as well as data collection, sampling and quality. Working with examples and case studies, you'll explore various estimation methods, basic probability distributions, and concepts such as random number generation and simulation.
After six weeks of study, you'll be ready to perform data analysis through various methods and models, and interpret your results. You can choose to put your new knowledge to use in an expanded role, or count this unit as credit towards further study.
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
This is a single-unit course and may be used toward credit for future studies in data science.
As a student of Monash Online, you’ll be able to access their study planner tool, which will aid you with your time management and act as your personalised study timetable.
Their simple to navigate online courses makes online learning as seamless as possible, plus you'll have a personal Student Success Advisor to guide you throughout your learning journey.
Exchange ideas, receive feedback and generate opportunities by connecting with instructors and peers in real time.
Upon successful completion of this unit, you will have an enhanced understanding of statistical and exploratory data analysis, as well as an ability to implement analytical models and interpret their results.
Successful completion of this unit can be used as credit toward a full qualification.*
*Subject to course entry requirements
The fee for this Monash Online data science course unit is $4,062.50
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