M.Sc. On Campus Online

Data Science

University of New England

12 months
31600 AUD/year
20504 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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University of New England's Master of Data Science will expand your expertise, allowing you to confidently solve complex challenges in science, health, business and beyond.


Choose University of New England's Master of Data Science if you are looking to change career direction or if you want to enhance your data science skills. If you're seeking a career change, you can enter the course with no relevant background in data science and graduate ready for employment in a broad range of positions in private industry, government agencies or research organisations.

What you'll study

If you have a relevant background, you can update your qualifications with several entry options available that recognise your previous study and allow you to reduce your study time.

With a strong backbone of statistics and computer science, the Master of Data Science at UNE will take you beyond simply applying technology to data analysis. You will gain in-depth knowledge and experience of the inner workings of databases, machine learning and artificial intelligence, so you can more effectively extract meaning and insights from large and diverse data sets.

By choosing UNE, you will be studying with an industry leader in the provision of online lifelong learning. Year after year, students award UNE the maximum 5-star ratings in The Good Universities Guide for Overall Experience and Student Support.

Career outcomes

Data science is a rapidly growing field with outstanding employment prospects for appropriately qualified professionals. You will be equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to advance your career in positions such as:

  • data scientist
  • business intelligence analyst
  • data engineer or architect
  • data strategist
  • healthcare data manager
  • bioinformatics analyst.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Database Management Systems
  • Software Project Management
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Management Information Systems
  • Algorithms in Machine Learning
  • Calculus and Linear Algebra

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines


96 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS CODE: 096381K
  • hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor qualification in a non-relevant discipline; or
  • hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor qualification in a relevant discipline*; or
  • hold an AQF Level 8 Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma or Bachelor with Honours qualification in a relevant discipline*, or
  • for international students, hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor qualification from an overseas institution in a relevant discipline*.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31600 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    20504 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20504 AUD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Armidale

1500 - 2100 AUD /month
Living costs

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


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.

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