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Postgraduate Certificate Online

Applied Data Science

Charles Sturt University

6 months
14200 AUD/year
3968 AUD/year
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Think Netflix, Amazon and Facebook – just for a start. The Applied Data Science program from Charles Sturt University is available online and will take you behind the curtain and equip you with the skills to extract value from masses of data, then use it to inform decisions – big and small.

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Course highlights

  • Be job ready

Designed to maximise industry relevance, you’ll get plenty of hands-on experience throughout this course. Combine your practical learning with comprehensive theory and you’ll be perfectly placed to make your mark in a specialist data analytics role – from the day you graduate.

  • Gain unique skills

Build a solid foundation in big data analytics – a valuable insight into the tools and methods that’ll help you make sense of the data that shape our world. Then build your personal knowledge platform by diving into fascinating topics, including data mining, data and knowledge engineering, Internet of Things and scientific data analysis.

  • Get ahead of the trend

You’ll be taught by leading academics who are always in the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research and community engagement. And because this graduate certificate course has been developed in consultation with experts, you’ll tap into cutting-edge information based upon emerging industry trends.

Career opportunities

The Applied Data Science program from Charles Sturt University is custom-made for professionals who want to move into specialist data analytics roles. The practical applications for data science are limitless – whether you’re keen to develop algorithms for giants like Apple, guide retail marketing strategies for Woolworths or Coles, be the brains behind smart city revolution or delve into sports analytics. Armed with practical skills and the latest knowledge of this dynamic field, you can lead the charge as a data analyst, data scientist, big data architect, or enterprise data architect. Take your career wherever you want to go.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Big Data Analytics
  • Data Mining and Visualisation for Business Intelligence
  • Database Systems
  • Programming Principles
  • Internet of Things
  • Scientific Data Analysis


Study online with Charles Sturt University when it suits you, from anywhere in the world, and get qualified to make your next career move.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines


32 alternative credits


  • Self-paced
  • No Attendance
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • Online group works/assignments

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS provider 00005F

  • For admission at postgraduate level, you will be required to hold a recognised bachelor’s degree equivalent to an Australian bachelor’s degree or qualifications deemed to be equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14200 AUD per year during 6 months.
  • National

    3968 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3968 AUD per year during 6 months.

Domestic Full Fee Paying: $13,400


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