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Data Science

University of Queensland

18 months
46112 AUD/year
39470 AUD/year
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Data Science programme offered by the University of Queensland lets you become job-ready and prepared to tackle complex data science challenges and play a leading role in the future development of data science solutions globally.  


The Data Science program offered by University of Queensland is the most comprehensive data science program in Australia, combining high-level analytical and technical skills with industry-specific knowledge and essential professional attributes. 

It's also one of the few programs in the world to offer you a cross-disciplinary education with direct industry contact and practical experience in the exciting field of data science.

You'll study advanced topics from computing, statistics and mathematics, and your choice of electives from business, finance, health or science. Across the program, you'll learn how to make informed decisions in data-intensive environments.

You'll use relevant big data tools and technologies and develop essential knowledge about the ethical use of data, legal considerations, communication and more. In your final year, you'll also complete projects relevant to industry.

Career possibilities

Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:
  • Market researcher
  • Data scientist
  • Risk analyst
  • Supply chain analyst
  • Business intelligence analyst
  • Data miner
  • Big data engineer
  • Portfolio manager
  • Actuarial and analytics consultant
  • Systems software engineer

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Responsible Data Science 
  • Data Analytics at Scale  
  • Statistical Methods for Data Science 
  • Data Science Capstone Project
  • Machine Learning 
  • Database Principles
  • Advanced Database Systems
  • Probability Models & Data Analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


24 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS CODE : 092453J  
  • Degree equivalent to an Australian bachelor degree in Mathematics or Statistics or Computing or related discipline, with significant studies in mathematics, statistics and computing and a GPA of at least 5.0 on a 7 point scale. Applicants must have completed a minimum of 3 mathematics courses, 2 statistics or probability courses and 3 computer science courses.
  • Related disciplines include Information Technology, Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering, Physics, Actuarial Studies.
  • English language requirements

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    46112 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 46112 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    39470 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39470 AUD per year during 18 months.

Living costs for Brisbane

1402 - 2528 AUD /month
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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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