Master of Data Science

Master of Data Science

Master degree
12 months
Application deadlines: February, July
Processing time: 49 days
Application fee: A$75
Full-time, Part-time
Intakes: February 25, July 29
International tuition: A$37,400
Domestic tuition: A$27,100

Program overview

Data has the potential to transform the way business, government, science and healthcare is carried out. Conventional manual techniques, however, aren't capable of handling the deluge of data that modern systems generate. Data science, which applies specialised computational and statistical techniques to analyse such 'big data', is considered one of the key skills of the 21st century and there is a skills shortage in this field. This interdisciplinary course will enhance your skills and give you a range of technical skills necessary to work in data science across a variety of industries.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus
Part-time

Requirements

Exams:

  • IELTS
Most postgraduate courses require a successfully completed Australian bachelor degree or equivalent from a recognised institution and may also require a specific grade point average (GPA). Our admissions team will determine whether your qualification meets the requirements. MINIMUM ADMISSION REQUIREMENT • Australian level 7 bachelor's qualification or recognised equivalent in computing, mathematics or statistics • GPA of 4.50 (out of 7.00) or overseas equivalent All applicants for undegraduate coursework studies at Macquarie University are required to provide evidence of proficiency in English.

Career opportunities

Potential careers: business analyst consultant data analyst data scientist financial consultant market analyst entrepreneur web developer government policy adviser information technology analyst

Campus location

Sydney , Australia

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