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Curtin University Singapore

Singapore , Singapore ,Singapore

Graduate Certificate in Predictive Analytics

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

In this course, 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.

Why study

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.
Predictive analytics can be applied to many fields of interest, from resource operations engineering, asset management and productivity, and finance and investment, to actuarial science and health economics.
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.

Career information

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
Pathway to further study

Students who successfully complete this course may be eligible for entry into the Master of Predictive Analytics program at Curtin Perth Campus.

Campus Information

Curtin Singapore campus

90 & 92 Jalan Rajah Singapore 329162

Intakes

  • Feb
  • July

Application Processing Time in Days: 28

Application Process

More Information Required
10 Days
Possible Interview Call From Institution
10 Days
Provisional/Unconditional Offer
5 Days
Visa Process
30 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Career guidance
For students
Career Consultations

Curtin Singapore provides face-to-face consultations to provide personal assistance with the following:

Career coaching – career planning and management, resume writing, cover letter preparation, mock interviews, networking skills and job search strategies
Job and internship opportunities
To book a career consultation, please email to Career Centre or submit your request at Student Central.

Career Workshops
Get a career head start by attending our workshops. Learn to plan for your careers, explore your career interests, write impressive resumes and cover letters, ace job interviews and networking events, learn tips on how to survive and excel in the workplace as an intern or graduate. Come and equip yourself with essential knowledge, skills and career development tools to help you make informed decisions about your career.

Keep a lookout for the workshop schedules and registration form released every trimester through email, campus posters, and Curtin Singapore social media channels. 

International students
According to the Immigration and Checkpoint Authority (ICA) and the Ministry of Manpower, international students on Student’s Pass are not permitted to work during the school term or vacation.

PSW Opportunity

1 Yr psw

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

IELTS Academic (International English Language Test System)

6.5 (no band below 6.0)
7.0 (no band below 7.0

TOEFL iBT (Test of English as a Foreign Language - Internet Based Test)
TOEFL iBT Special Home Edition (where TOEFL iBT testing is not available)

79 (R13, L13, S18, W21)
99 (R24, L24, S23, W27)

PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English)

58 (no score less than 50)
65 (no score less than 65)

C1 Advanced Overall Score
Cambridge English Scale scores for each skill

176 (No skill below 169)
185 (No skill below 185)

OET (Occupational English Test)

Calculated average score of all components 300
R:250
W:250
L:250
S:250

Calculated average score of all components 350^
R:350
W:350
L:350
S:350

  • Course Type: Part Time
  • Course Level: Post Graduate Diploma or Certificate
  • Duration: 08 Month  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 11520 SGD
    Annual Cost of Living: 10400 SGD
    Application Fee: N/A
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