Australian Catholic University

Graduate Certificate in Data Science

Australian Catholic University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00004G

Data is the new currency in industry and across the business world. The Graduate Certificate in Data Science teaches you the fundamental knowledge and hands on skills to extract meaningful insights and value from data. You will be introduced to programming language Python, learn key techniques and popular tools in data science, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and database design and implementation.Made up of units accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS) and with Microsoft certifications incorporated into the units, the Graduate Certificate in Data Science brings real-world scenarios and applications into the classroom to ensure you are job ready while also preparing you to articulate into the Master of Information Technology if you wish to further your study. All our units are embedded with the United Nations sustainable goals and units from this course can count towards a data science specialisation in the MBA.


40 credit points.


  • Applications development
  • Business analysis
  • Database administration

Standard entry requirements

  • To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites: Equivalent of an Australian Bachelor's degree in any discipline
  • Or at least two years' industry experience in a relevant role.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
North Sydney (MacKillop) International: $16,000 No
  • Full-time : 6 months
  • Part-time : 1 year
Online International: $16,000 No
  • Full-time : 6 months
  • Part-time : 1 year

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