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Data Analytics, Master

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (ARWU) , | Online
Become a data specialist capable of using data to form insights, support decision making and create a competitive advantage in today's business world.

About

Deakin’s Master of Data Analytics prepares students for professional employment across all sectors.  The sheer volume and complexity of data already at the fingertips of businesses and research organisations gives rise to challenges that must be solved by tomorrow’s graduates.  Become a data analytics specialist capable of using data to learn insights and support decision making.

Modern organisations are placing increasing emphasis on the use of data to inform day-to-day operations and long-term strategic decisions.

Throughout your studies you’ll learn to understand the various origins of data to be used for analysis, combined with methods to manage, organise and manipulate data within regulatory, ethical and security constraints. You’ll develop specialised skills in categorising and transferring raw data into meaningful information for the benefit of prediction and robust decision-making.

As a graduate, your knowledge, skills and competencies in modern data science and statistical analysis will be highly valued by employers seeking greater efficiencies and competitive advantage through data insights.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Analytical Skills Foundations
  • Value of Information
  • Database and Information Retrieval
  • Real World Analytics
  • Descriptive Analytics and Visualisation
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Security and Privacy Issues in Analytics

For more information, please visit the programme website.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
    • Duration description
      1.5-2 years full-time or part-time equivalent depending on your entry point
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    70

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    577

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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.

Academic Requirements

  • All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements

Entry will be based on performance in:

  • a Bachelor degree or other qualification at a higher AQF level in any discipline OR
  • other evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    27200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27200 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National Applies to you

    27200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27200 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Geelong

  • 1000 - 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

Scholarships at Deakin University

Deakin University is committed to providing its international students with opportunities to obtain financial support for their study program through a wide range of scholarships and bursaries.

Scholarships are for full-time, on-campus international students at Deakin and are awarded on the basis of academic merit.

Please note that applicants must be eligible for their selected program and be citizens of a country other than Australia and New Zealand. Additional eligibility requirements may apply for selected scholarships.

Available scholarships

  • Australian scholarships
  • Deakin University International Scholars Program (DUISP)
  • ICE WaRM Scholarships - Master of Water Resources Management
  • Research scholarships
  • Victoria India Doctoral Scholarships
  • Deakin University research scholarships for Indian students
  • Financial aid for American, Canadian and Indian students
  • NEW - MBA (International) Scholarship - India
  • NEW - MBA (International) Scholarships - GMAT/GRE
  • Other scholarships

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