18 months
Duration
39455 AUD/year
25774 AUD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Data Science program from the University of Newcastle will equip you with the essential specialised skills and knowledge required to understand and engage with a variety of data generated from diverse industries and settings.

Overview

This professional and industry oriented Data Science program from the University of Newcastle will enable you to apply your theoretical statistical and computational knowledge to better understand and explore data using applied problem solving and computer practice.

Career

Possible career opportunities include:

  • Data Scientist
  • Data Engineer
  • Data Manager
  • Biostatistician/Bioinformatician
  • Business Analyst
  • Data and Insights Expert
  • Researcher
  • Data Analyst and Scientist
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Specialist
  • Big Data Specialist

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Databases and Information Management
  • Data Wrangling and Visualisation
  • Big Data
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Data Analytics for Business Intelligence

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Provider 00109J

  • Students with a three year, Bachelor degree (AQF level 7) or higher in a different discipline area (also called non-cognate discipline) to data science and their chosen specialisation are eligible to undertake the 120 unit program which can be completed in 2 years full time (commencing Semester 1), 1.5 years full time (commencing Semester 2) or up to 5 years part time. 
  • Students with a three year Bachelor degree (AQF level 7) or higher in a non-cognate discipline who also hold a minimum of five years demonstrable Recognised Prior Learning (RPL) in an area related to data science and/or their chosen specialisation (also called cognate discipline) may be eligible to study between 80 and 120 units, inclusive.
  • Students with a three year Bachelor degree (AQF level 7) or Bachelor (Honours) (AQF 8) in a cognate discipline to data science and/or their specialisation may be eligible to study between 80 and 120 units, inclusive.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39455 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39455 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    25774 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25774 AUD per year during 18 months.

Funding

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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