27034 USD/year
5808 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Learn how to make decisions using measurable data-driven insights with this Master of Data Science from University of Auckland. 

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The ability to turn data into information, knowledge and innovative products is a skill in high demand within industry. 

By completing a strong core of Computer Science and Statistics courses, you will gain a unique combination of skills in Data Science and be able to comprehend, process and manage data effectively to extract value from it. 

Graduates will be critical, reflective practitioners able to pursue professional goals and further postgraduate study.

Master of Data Science is offered at University of Auckland .


With the current demand for continued professional development in this area, this advanced qualification will help you to develop your data science skills to become well-positioned to pursue employment in the data science industry.

Jobs related to this programme

  • Big data solutions architect
  • Business analyst
  • Data mining engineer
  • Data scientist
  • Digital product designer
  • Machine learning engineer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Big Data Management
  • Datamining and Machine Learning
  • Advanced Regression Methodology
  • Advanced Data Science Practice
  • Topics in Official Statistics 
  • Statistical Inference

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


180 alternative credits

180 or 240


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

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  • 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

  • You must have completed an undergraduate science degree at a recognised university (or similar institution) in a relevant discipline with a Grade Point Equivalent of 4.5. 
  • Relevant disciplines include data science, or a mixture of computer science and statistics. A minimum amount of study in a relevant discipline is required - this would be at least a major, field of study, or approximately 30 percent of your degree, including a mix of introductory and advanced courses.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27034 USD/year
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  • National

    5808 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5808 USD per year
  • Domestic: NZ$9,996
  • International: NZ$46,525 – $46,752

Living costs for Auckland

1400 - 2200 NZD /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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