Data Science

James Cook University

Master Online
24 months
3300 AUD/module
3300 AUD/module
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At James Cook University, the Master of Data Science puts professionals who recognise the power of data and numbers ahead of the pack.


Course Description

Fully online, this Master of Data Science from James Cook University  is an innovative and technologically dynamic postgraduate course.

Delivered by leading experts with deep academic knowledge and real-world industry experience, this online data science masters degree provides the foundation you need to open a wealth of opportunities in a data-driven world, and progress your career.


The need for data science professionals is at an all-time high, as organisations seek to understand the massive amounts of data at their disposal. As a graduate, you can expect to find work across a variety of industries as a:  

  • Data Scientist 
  • Business Analyst 
  • Data Analyst 
  • Business Intelligence Analyst 
  • Data Modeler 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Data Science Master Class 
  • Advanced Data Management and Analysis using SAS
  • Data Science and Strategic Decision Making
  • Data Mining and Machine Learning
  • Programming and Data Analytics using Python
  • Essential Mathematics for Data Scientists

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines





Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

The Master of Data Science welcomes applications from students who are able to meet the following criteria: 

  • A Bachelor degree (whilst not a prerequisite for entry, high numeracy skills equivalent to senior level mathematics that includes algebra and elementary differential calculus is assumed); OR
  • At least five years of relevant work experience in an IT or data science-related industry. Industry experience will need to include some background in computing, data analysis or programming.  Application based on relevant industry experience must be supported by a detailed CV and proof of work experience.
  • CRICOS Provider Code: 00117J 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3300 AUD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3300 AUD per module and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    3300 AUD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3300 AUD per module and a duration of 24 months.

$3,300 per subject. FEE-HELP is available.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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Data Science
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