• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
If you consider yourself a big picture thinker, then the Master of Data Science at University of Canberra is the course for you, as not only will it introduce you to a whole new world of data interpretation, it will also teach you the skills to recognise, interpret and ultimately manage trends at both a micro and global scale.

About

Data analysis and modelling underpins all aspects of social and community development and thanks to the internet and smart phones there has been a dramatic growth in the scale and complexity of data that can be collected and analysed across industries including health care, sports, business practices, scientific discoveries and government policy.

Study a Master of Data Science at University of Canberra and you will:

  • Learn the knowledge and skills to read and interpret Big Data
  • Become proficient using state-of-the-art industry tools
  • Learn how to critically analyse databases and offer innovative solutions
  • Gain practical skills working on real world issues
  • Learn and apply professional ethics, teamwork, critical analysis, communication and management skills.
  • Build strong industry networks
  • Earn an industry recognised and respected qualification
  • Be in demand

Career opportunities

The amount of digital data being produced daily around the world is phenomenal and as such graduates of the UC Master of Data Science course can expect to find themselves in high demand in any one of the following positions.

  • Data scientist
  • Data engineer
  • Data analyst
  • Business analyst
  • Statistician
  • Software developer
  • Data warehouse operator and manager
  • Computer network analyst
  • Consultant

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Statistics 
  • Regression Modelling 
  • Inf. Sc. Research Methodology 
  • Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning 
  • Introduction to Data Science
  • Exploratory Data Analysis and Visualisation 
  • Data Capture and Preparations 
  • Programming for Data Science

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    48 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Blended, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • An Australian bachelor degree in any field or equivalent.
  • Year 12 mathematics and functional knowledge of using computer systems.
  • certified copies of relevant academic transcripts and award certificates from completed or incomplete study
  • evidence of English proficiency
  • evidence of work experience in the form of a current resume and statements of employment which should be an official document from your employer outlining your job title, responsibilities and duration of employment
  • subject or unit outlines from your previous study if you are seeking credit into your UC course
  • CRICOS Code: 099433A

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33000 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    28000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28000 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Canberra

  • 1425 - 2510 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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