24 months
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29680 AUD/year
24560 AUD/year
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About

University of Southern Queensland’s Master of Data Science provides an opportunity for graduates from all disciplines to gain useful knowledge in Big Data. Data Science helps organisations to extract new insights from raw data; insights which inform the development of new products, improved services and new businesses in our increasingly data reliant world.

Overview

You will have the opportunity to decide between two different pathways of research in your masters degree:

  • Research Project track — this pathway equips you with research skills and enables you to develop a research thesis in applied data science through an independent project in your chosen disciplinary application area.
  • Research Training track — this pathway allows you to develop your research capability and gain specialised cognitive and technical computational and information system skills to prepare for a professional career in science or your chosen disciplinary application area.

Career outcomes

  • This Master of Data Science at University of Southern Queensland provides a diverse range of career outcomes with opportunity to advance your profession into any big-data related field. As a graduate, you will become an efficient data scientist, utilising predictive analytics, big data management, big data analysis and modelling, to produce insights that make important, real-life decisions.
  • Data scientists are highly sought after, and the demand is set to increase as organisations, within technical, engineering, science, business, education and research sectors, require skilled employees to understand and interpret data to benefit business productivity.
  • Careers may include: Data Scientist (with skills of analytics, research, innovation), Data Analyst (with skills of data management, data analysis, business analysis), Data Engineer (with skills of analytics, methods and tools, data analysis), Data Manager (with skills of data management, data analysis, problem management).

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Data Science
  • Cyber Security
  • Software Developing
  • Machine Learning

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • You can apply throughout the year and for courses that start in three different semesters
  • Apply early, to make sure you secure a place

Credits

16 alternative credits

units

Delivered

On Campus, 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

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 0101854

  • 3-year bachelor degree from an Australian university, or equivalent, in any area

or

  • a minimum of 5 years' professional work experience equivalent to an AQF Level 7 qualification (bachelor).

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    29680 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29680 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    24560 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24560 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • Commonwealth supported: AUD 8021
  • External/Online: AUD 29680

Living costs for Toowoomba

1200 - 2000 AUD /month
Living costs

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

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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