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Graduate Diploma of Science (Applied Data Science)

12 months
18800 AUD/year
14800 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Graduate Diploma of Science (Applied Data Science) program from the University of Southern Queensland  gives you the opportunity to gain skills in the newly emerging field of Data Science (otherwise known as Big Data). 


  • A dynamic and increasingly progressive field, Big Data focuses on understanding and overcoming the challenges associated with capturing, storing, transferring, searching, sorting and interpreting large amounts of data.
  • The Graduate Diploma of Science (Applied Data Science) program from the University of Southern Queensland will provide you with basic and essential knowledge in the area of data science and is ideal for graduates with a non-science or non-mathematics background interested in improving their skills to enhance or change careers.

Career outcomes 

  • You will acquire a solid knowledge base to kick start your career in Data Science or advance in your existing career.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Statistics for Quantitative Researchers   
  • Foundation Programming    
  • Big Data Management
  • Information Security
  • Networking
  • Cyber Security
  • IT Technology and Information

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • You can apply throughout the year and for courses that start in three different semesters
  • Apply early, to make sure you secure a place


4 alternative credits



On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 069701A 

  • 3-year Bachelor degree from an Australian university or equivalent.
  • equivalent professional work experience, as determined through the Credit and Exemption procedure.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18800 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    14800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14800 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • Commonwealth supported AUD 4008

Living costs for Toowoomba

1200 - 2000 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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Graduate Diploma of Science (Applied Data Science)
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