Graduate Certificate in Data Science

Deakin University

The Graduate Certificate of Data Science covers a wide spectrum of subject areas, including modern data science concepts, statistical data analysis, descriptive analytics and machine learning. You will be equipped with the theory, methodologies, techniques and tools of modern data science and the ability to confidently work with any type of data, to identify trends, make predictions, draw conclusions, drive innovations, make decisions, and to share information that influences people. This course gives you the essential skills and knowledge for employment across a range of industries and prepares you for further studies in Data Science.

Course Fee:

Australian: $13,600
International: $16,500

Entry Requirements:

Entry will be based on performance in: a Bachelor degree or other qualification at a higher AQF level in any discipline, plus a minimum of 2 years related work experience OR a Bachelor degree or other qualification at a higher AQF level in a related discipline.

Structure:

4 core units, 1 zero credit-point academic integrity unit.

Subjects you can Study:

Data science; Modern data science; Descriptive analytics and visualisation; Machine learning; Statistical data analysis

Study Pathways:

Further study: Master of Data Science

Further information:

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: Please note that due to Australian Government regulations, student visas to enter Australia cannot be issued to students who enrol in Deakin's Cloud Campus. This course is not available to International students wishing to study at the Melbourne Burwood Campus as this course is only offered 1 year part time.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00113B

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Burwood No info No Online 1 year
Burwood No info No Part time 1 year

Why study with us

Deakin is the number one university in Victoria for graduate satisfaction and among the top one per cent of universities worldwide.

With industry connections, world-class facilities and a practical approach to learning, Deakin students gain more than just a qualification – they graduate confident and ready to thrive in the jobs of tomorrow.

Facilities and services

Deakin has a reputation for cutting-edge technology, innovative facilities and flexible learning environments. There are five campuses – Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waurn Ponds, Geelong Waterfront, Warrnambool and the Cloud Campus – offering students the flexibility to study in a location that suits them.

All students, regardless of their campus or mode of study, benefit from a range of valuable services including accommodation, financial assistance, health and wellbeing, and study and learning support. 

Admission and selection

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Study options

As a Deakin student, you can choose from full-time, part-time or intensive study options across Deakin’s bachelor, postgraduate and research degrees. You’ll also have the opportunity to study abroad, explore cross-international study, gain an internship, or work in simulated environments to tailor your learning experience and get a head start in your dream career.

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