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Master of Data Science

University of New South Wales

24 months
35580 AUD/year
25920 AUD/year
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Delivered 100% online, the Master of Data Science from University of New South Wales explores more ways to organise, identify, analyse and ultimately use data to inform strategies, redefine ambiguous questions and find answers that make a genuine impact.


It takes sophisticated thinking to find the simple answers that lie underneath layers of increasingly complex, interwoven webs of data, and businesses are turning to people with the advanced technical and mathematical skills to unpick complexities and make sense of the numbers.

This Master of Data Science from University of New South Wales has been designed to deliver skills that are in the highest demand and the most difficult to find. Depending on where you wish to direct your Data Scientist career, you can specialise in areas such as machine learning, database systems or statistics. 

Regardless of what you choose to specialise in, the foundational skills you’ll learn before you specialise are as broad as they are deep. You’ll be in demand for diverse roles (even those yet to be imagined) across industries, creating a career that’s dynamic and filled with potential.

Career Opportunities

  • Data scientist
  • Data analyst
  • Data engineer
  • Business intelligence developer
  • Applications architect

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Programming
  • Foundations of Data Science
  • Statistical Inference
  • Data Mining and Machine Learning
  • Regression Analysis
  • Capstone Data Science Project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


72 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Provider Code: 00098G

To be eligible for the Master of Data Science you must have:Either 
  • Completed the Graduate Diploma in Data Science with a WAM of 65 or higher  OR
  • Completed an undergraduate degree in Data Science or cognate discipline (e.g., Computer Science, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics) AND  have sufficient Data Science background as indicated by an average mark of  70  or above across three Level III courses in Mathematics and/or Statistics and/or Computer Science and/or Econometrics. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35580 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 71160 AUD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    25920 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 51840 AUD for the full programme during 24 months.


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