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Master of Data Science

Edith Cowan University

24 months
34700 AUD/year
26800 AUD/year
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This Master of Data Science course from Edith Cowan University provides the necessary foundations in the disciplines of mathematics, statistics and computer science, and develops student knowledge and skills in some of the key tools and techniques relevant to data science.


The Master of Data Science at Edith Cowan University is an inter-disciplinary field, drawing on mathematics, statistics, and computer science, that uses scientific methods, processes, algorithms and systems to extract knowledge and insights from structured and unstructured data. 

It also pays specific attention to ethical issues surrounding the manner in which data is gathered, stored and analysed/utilised.

Data Science is a significant area of growth and potential employment in Australia and the Asia-Pacific.

Career Opportunities

This course provides students with the opportunity to engage in a semester-long work-orientated project or a work-integrated experience. This provides an excellent springboard for employment following this degree. Career pathways available to data science graduates include data scientist, data analyst, machine learning scientist, statistician, informatician, computational scientist. Graduates of this course will also have the option to pursue further study at the PhD level.

Possible future job titles

Data Scientist, Data Analyst, Informatician, Computational Scientistc region.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biostatistics
  • Applied Multivariate Statistics
  • Science Communication and Ethics
  • Artificial Intelligence

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We recommend you apply as soon as you can. It's best to receive an offer as early as possible so you can prepare for orientation and semester start.


240 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 103286b

  • Academic admission requirements (Band 6) may be satisfied through completion of one of the following:
  • Bachelor degree; or
  • Equivalent prior learning including at least five years relevant professional experience.
  • IELTS Academic Overall band minimum score of 6.5 (no individual band less than 6.0);
  • Bachelor degree from a country specified on the English Proficiency Bands page;
  • Successfully completed 0.375 EFTSL of study at postgraduate level or higher at an Australian higher education provider (or equivalent);
  • Where accepted, equivalent prior learning, including at least five years relevant professional experience; or
  • Other tests, courses or programs defined on the English Proficiency Bands page.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    34700 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34700 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    26800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26800 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Joondalup

1400 - 2500 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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